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 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 16, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- Officials with the Washington Division of Emergency Management (DEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced that the deadline for Washington residents affected by the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides between December 1 to 17 to register for federal/state disaster assistance is February 7. The deadline is set for 60 days after the declaration, which was December 8th. Assistance can continue beyond this date, but this is the last day to call in or go on line to register.
January 15, 2008
News Release
Lacey, Wash. -- Federal and state officials announce the closing of the Cathlamet (Wahkiakum County) Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18.
January 14, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- Washingtonians who suffered damages in the December flooding have many resources for re-building their lives. Residents in the counties designated for Individual Assistance (IA) are eligible for disaster assistance. The counties designated for IA are: Clallam, Grays Harbor, King, Kitsap, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Snohomish, Thurston and Wahkiakum. Refer to the attached list for telephone numbers of agencies that provide help for disaster victims. Save These Important Numbers FEDERAL AGENCIES
January 14, 2008
News Release
Lacey, Wash. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in Pacific County will operate both in Long Beach and in Raymond, on a rotating basis. The DLOC in Long Beach is operating Mondays through Wednesdays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until further notice. The DLOC in Raymond will open Thursday, Jan. 17, and will be open Thursdays and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until further notice. These DLOCS are located at the following addresses:
January 14, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) has activated a hotline for low-income residents needing legal help to recover from the recent flooding in western Washington. Families and individuals with legal problems caused by the disaster who cannot afford their own lawyer can get free legal advice from volunteer WSBA attorneys.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» 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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