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Oregon Severe Winter Storm and Flooding (DR-1683)

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Incident period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 22, 2007


April 19, 2007 - News Release

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 - News Release

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 - News Release

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:

Financial Assistance

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 Approved

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.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $5,095,726.19 $1,278,165.20 $3,845,431.28
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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