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 8, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced a change in the operating hours for Disaster Recovery Centers operating in support of recovery from the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of Dec. 1-17, 2007. Disaster Recovery Centers will be open from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Monday- Saturday, beginning Wednesday, January 9, 2008.
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.
January 5, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- If a home or business was damaged by flooding during the severe storms, wind, mudslides, landslides and flooding of Dec. 1-17, the home or business owner may be required to meet certain community building requirements to reduce future flood damage before the home or business may be repaired or rebuilt.
January 4, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- More than $5.4 million in disaster assistance has been approved for Oregon, according to officials with Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 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. The counties of Clatsop, Columbia, Polk, Tillamook, Washington and Yamhill were declared for individual assistance.
January 4, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- No one knows better than Oregonians disasters can strike at any time.  Floods, straight-line winds, landslides, mudflow, torrential rains and snow can hit all areas of the Beaver State, together or separately. Many geologists predict climate change may cause any or all of these problems to increase. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) encourage all residents of Oregon to prepare, plan and stay informed of the many hazards facing them. From natural to manmade disasters, the impact can be lessened with prior planning.
January 4, 2008
News Release
SALEM, Ore. -- Tillamook, Oregon's Western Royal Inn and Northport Plaza experienced the success of hazard mitigation during the flooding of December 2007. The buildings were elevated prior to the flooding resulting in the structures being above the menacing floodwaters. Tillamook County was included in the federal disaster declaration for the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of Dec. 1-17, 2007.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

» What is Disaster Assistance
» Individual Assistance
» Hazard Mitigation


Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Oregon, FEMA-1733-DR (PDF 52KB) 
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