News Releases for Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1733)

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Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- The severe storms, wind, mudslides, landslides and flooding that swept through Oregon Dec. 1-17, 2007, left a path of destruction. Oregonians will long remember the swirling...
Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- After the December 2007 storms, the tiny coastal community of Gearhart had more downed trees than they had residents - well over 1,000 according to City Administrator Dennis McNally....
Friday, March 21, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Seven Vernonia families, homeless since the December 2007 flood, will move into temporary housing - new mobile homes - beginning at about noon tomorrow, March 22, 2008. "We are...
Thursday, March 20, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- When flood waters swept through the little town of Vernonia, Aldie Howard had just been appointed Planning Director. But the city administrator was out of state and somebody had to...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore -- Since early December 2007, the residents of Vernonia, Oregon have been coping: first with flood waters that inundated their small community; then with cleanup; and throughout with...
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore -- Since early December 2007, the residents of Vernonia, Oregon have been coping: first with flood waters that inundated their small community; then with cleanup; and throughout with...
Friday, March 7, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore -- Just weeks ago, the land behind the Vernonia City Hall was piled high with rubble from the December 2007 flood. Now the property is groomed, utilities are in, and the site is ready...
Thursday, March 6, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- More than $20 million in disaster assistance is now approved to help Oregonians recover from the December 2007 storms, according to officials with Oregon Emergency Management, the...
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- The Vernonia Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will remain open until further notice, but representatives from the U.S. Small...
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Low-income disaster victims who need legal assistance have until Friday, Feb. 29 to get free legal advice for disaster-related needs. The toll-free number is 1-800-452-7636. Call M-...
Saturday, February 16, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Disaster assistance monies continue to increase in Oregon for those affected by the December 2007 storms and now total $15,840,000 (fifteen million, eight hundred forty thousand...
Monday, February 11, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the deadline for returning the National Flood Insurance Program Proof of Loss statement has been extended 60 days...
Friday, February 8, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- More than $13 million in disaster assistance is now approved to help Oregonians recover from the December 2007 storms, according to officials with Oregon Emergency Management, the...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Tomorrow, Thursday, February 7, 2008, is the final day for individuals who were impacted by the severe storms, mudslides, landslides and flooding of December 1-17, 2007 to register...
Tuesday, February 5, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Only two days remain to register for federal storm assistance in Oregon. February 7, 2008 at 6 p.m. is the deadline for individuals who were impacted by the severe storms, mudslides...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 00:00
Vernonia residents can view new draft flood maps today at Vernonia City Hall. The new maps are the result of an Army Corps of Engineers study, commissioned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- Just three days remain to register for federal storm assistance in Oregon. February 7, 2008 is the final day for individuals who were impacted by the severe storms, mudslides,...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- A Town Hall Meeting in Vernonia last Thursday about new flood maps brought many questions from residents. In response, The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Oregon...
Saturday, February 2, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) want home and property owners to know if your property was damaged in the December...
Friday, February 1, 2008 - 00:00
SALEM, Ore. -- As of January 31, more than $12.2 million in disaster assistance is approved to help Oregonians recover from the December, 2007 storms, according to officials with Oregon...

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