News Releases for Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1734)

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- "I didn't think I could get flood insurance" is an all-too-familiar statement to Calvin Camp of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). I have heard uninsured disaster...
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- More than $72.5 million in disaster assistance has now been approved to help Washingtonians recover from the December 2007 storms, according to officials with Washington Emergency...
Monday, March 10, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- Mitigation work in the Centralia area after the 1996 floods saved a estimated $1.9? million in residential home damage in the December 2007 floods, a new Federal Emergency...
Monday, February 25, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) are partnering to help communities, tribes and certain non-profit...
Monday, February 11, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- 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...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- "I woke up at 6:30 because the dog was barking. When I looked out the window, I saw that he was barking at a flower pot floating by," exclaimed Dryad resident Mary Hurley. So began...
Thursday, February 7, 2008 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Mitigation techniques are ways to minimize damage when a home or business property is struck by flooding, high winds or other natural disaster. Whether building a new structure or...
Wednesday, February 6, 2008 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Tomorrow, Feb. 7th, is the last day for Washington individuals, families and businesses with damages from the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides Dec. 1-17, 2007 to...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- The deadline to register for state and federal disaster assistance is just a few days away.? Thursday, Feb. 7, is the final day for individuals who were impacted by the severe...
Monday, February 4, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- The deadline to register for state and federal disaster assistance is just a few days away.  Thursday, Feb. 7, is the final day for individuals who were impacted by the severe...
Friday, February 1, 2008 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Washington residents should not be concerned that receiving state and federal disaster-related financial assistance will cause them to sacrifice Social Security benefits or pay higher...
Thursday, January 31, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- Disaster recovery officials are urging Washingtonians affected by the floods of December to rebuild their homes safer and stronger to lessen the impact of future natural disasters...
Wednesday, January 30, 2008 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- More than $34 million in disaster assistance is now approved for Washington individuals, families and businesses with damages from the severe storms, flooding, landslides and...
Monday, January 28, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- Before considering new construction and repairs on property damaged by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred December 1-17, Washington residents are...
Friday, January 25, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- When people with insurance registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), their applications were declared "ineligible" until they received...
Friday, January 25, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- When retired school librarian Ellen Kraft returned home from her vacation Dec. 6th, she found that a river had run through it. During the storms of December, little Molasses Creek...
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- When the recent storms raged in western Washington, they devastated more than houses. Water, mud and high winds destroyed people?s security - their homes. "We understand how...
Thursday, January 24, 2008 - 00:00
Lacey, Wash. -- Disaster recovery officials are urging Washingtonians affected by the floods of December to rebuild their homes safer and stronger to lessen the impact of future natural disasters....
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- If disaster applicants are turned down for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) there may still be a grant program that serves as a "safety net" that...
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Only two weeks remain for Washington residents affected by the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides between December 1 to 17 to register for federal/state disaster...

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