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

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 2, 2008
News Release
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 2007 storms, not only is money available for you to make repairs to your home or business, but additional funds may be available to build it back more resistant to future disasters of the same kind. "An important part of any disaster victim's recovery efforts should include a plan to prevent future damages from occurring." said Glen R. Sachtleben, federal coordinating officer
February 1, 2008
News Release
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 Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
January 31, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- Just one week remains to register for federal storm assistance. 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 for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). February 7 is also the deadline for tribal governments and communities to file Requests for Public Assistance to participate in FEMA's Public Assistance Grant Program.
January 31, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregonians should continue to be vigilant and prepared for more flooding, landslides and mudslides urge officials with the Governor's Recovery Cabinet, Oregon Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).?
January 30, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore.? -- The storms of Dec. 2007 are long past and cleanup is well underway, but this life-altering event can have significant short- and long-term emotional effects. "A disaster like the December storms can affect a person's mental health, especially when major stress occurs," Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski said. "Our recovery efforts must recognize this fact. Loss of a home or a job, coupled with major damage in the community, can cause emotional injury that we must try to heal as we continue our efforts to help communities recover."
January 30, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- Children can be especially vulnerable to stress following a disaster - particularly if they witnessed their home under water, spent nights in a shelter, changed schools, lost a pet, or had their normal routines interrupted. "Children's mental health is a real concern that we need to address as we carry on our efforts to help communities recover," Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski said. "Like adults, children can suffer mental trauma when disaster strikes their families. I applaud the efforts of our state and federal agencies to meet these important needs."

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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