Oregon Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1733)
Incident period: December 1, 2007 to December 17, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 8, 2007
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December 9, 2007
More Disaster Assistance Available for Oregon Counties Damaged by Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that additional federal assistance will be available for individuals and communities in Columbia and Tillamook counties. The additional assistance was granted to help homeowners, renters, and businesses recover from the effects of the severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides beginning on December 1, 2007, and continuing.
December 8, 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 the state of Oregon to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides beginning on December 1, 2007, and continuing.
December 8, 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 for Oregon. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required: Payment of not less than 75 percent of the eligible costs for removing debris from public areas and for emergency measures taken to save lives and protect property and public health. (Source: FEMA funded, state administered.)