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

January 14, 2008
News Release
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 floodwaters, damaged homes and tangled debris left in the wake of the storms.
January 14, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- Certain private nonprofit agencies providing essential governmental services affected by the December 1-17, 2007 severe storms, wind, mudslides, landslides and flooding may be eligible for assistance under the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance Program. Qualifying private non-profits are those that provide education, medical, custodial care, emergency, utility, certain irrigation facilities, and other essential governmental services.
January 11, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- More than $7.6 million in disaster assistance has been approved for Oregonians, according to officials with Oregon Emergency Management (OEM), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Oregon businesses, families and individuals who suffered damages from the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides Dec. 1-17 in disaster-declared counties are eligible to apply for disaster assistance.
January 11, 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).? Federal Coordinating Officer Glen R. Sachtleben said, "It may not be over yet. Oregonians need to stay prepared. Among the things people can do to prepare is buy flood insurance and be sure they have a family disaster plan in place."
January 10, 2008
News Release
Salem, Ore. -- When Oregon residents and business owners in disaster-affected areas left their battered or destroyed homes and businesses, mail to those addresses became undeliverable. ?The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Oregon Emergency Management urge anyone who applies for disaster assistance to keep in touch and update their contact information.
January 8, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- State and federal disaster officials today advised Oregon disaster applicants seeking financial assistance for damages and losses from the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides Dec. 1 to Dec. 17, that filling out and returning a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application is a required step in obtaining some forms of disaster assistance. It is important that those who receive an SBA application fill it out and return it as quickly as possible, even if they do not want a loan or think they may not qualify.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Oregon, FEMA-1733-DR (PDF 52KB) 
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