LACEY, Wash -- Over nearly 30 years, millions of dollars have been spent to relocate or elevate over 100 residences in the town of Snoqualmie . Much of the money came from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP). HMGP funding, which is administered by the State, provided between 75 percent of the cost to elevate a home.
Lacey, Wash -- The free disaster legal services toll-free hotline, 1-866-434-8939 that began in late December of 2006, will be turned off on March 16, 2007. Residents who suffered damage from the November 2-11 severe storms and floods have only ten days remaining to receive free-disaster-related legal assistance from the Young Lawyers Division of the Washington State Bar Association. Persons in disaster-designated counties may seek legal consultation for the next 10 days regarding:
LACEY, Wash. -- Residents in Washington have witnessed how disasters threaten more than personal property and homes. The series of winter storms beginning in November damaged public buildings, utility systems, bridges and highways, not to mention disrupting communications and emergency services.
If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
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