Oregon Severe Winter Storm and Flooding (DR-1683)
Incident period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 22, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
April 19, 2007
SALEM, Ore. -- Over $4.4 million has been obligated to the state of Oregon by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under its Public Assistance grant program. This funding will assist with costs incurred for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair of public infrastructure damaged in the November and December storms.
March 16, 2007
Salem, Ore. --State and federal officials announced today that Wasco County is eligible for disaster assistance to help local governments rebuild public property damaged as a result of the severe winter storm and flooding during the period of December 14-15, 2006. Recovery funds, authorized under the major disaster declaration issued by President Bush on February 20, 2007, are available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance program. The declaration was amended March 16, 2007 to include Wasco County.
February 22, 2007
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Oregon. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
February 22, 2007
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Oregon to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and flooding during the period of December 14-15, 2006.