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

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 23, 2008
News Release
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 may provide additional grant funds, according to state and federal disaster officials.
January 23, 2008
News Release
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 assistance. Officials with the Washington Emergency Management Division (EMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that Feb. 7, 2008, is the last day that calls or on-line applications will be accepted for Individual Assistance. The deadline is 60 days from the date when President Bush issued the major disaster declaration on Dec. 8.
January 22, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- Disaster assistance is still available for individuals who suffered damages in the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides of Dec. 1-17, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials. More than 200 disaster workers are still hard at work trying to provide disaster assistance to everyone who qualifies. Anyone who suffered damage from the storms can still get assistance now.
January 18, 2008
News Release
Lacey, Wash. -- Experience teaches, but only if we pay attention. Recent events in Washington have underscored the value of a flood insurance policy underwritten by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
January 17, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- After they finally finished their landscaping this summer, Bret and Melinda Bryan of Chehalis planned for this winter to be their first without mud. Mother Nature obviously had other ideas. Because of the flood, they?re having to move their house, and this has created more mud than they have ever seen.
January 17, 2008
News Release
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. Rebuilding after a disaster presents an opportunity to reconstruct in a much safer, stronger and smarter way. Implementing mitigation measures now can reap savings in time and money, say officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Washington Emergency Management Division (EMD).

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How to Apply for Assistance

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

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Washington, FEMA-1734-DR (PDF 50KB)  
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