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 12, 2008
News Release
Lacey, Wash. -- Federal and State Public Assistance coordination teams are out in the field meeting with state, local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs), assessing their needs and gathering data for preparing Project Worksheets for grant funding by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
January 12, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Monday, January 14, at 9:00 a.m. The DLOC will be located at: Pacific County DLOC Bank of the Pacific 1007 S. Pacific Hwy. Long Beach, WA 98631 The DLOC will be open Monday through Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. until further notice.
January 11, 2008
News Release
Lacey, Wash. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Belfair (Mason County) will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) and will open Saturday, January 12, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This new location will replace the current Belfair DRC, which is closing at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, January 11. The DLOC will be located at: Mason County DLOC Mason County Fire District #2 460 NE Old Belfair Hwy Belfair 98528
January 10, 2008
News Release
Lacey, Wash. -- Early Monday morning, December 3rd, Thomas Kimball, a 75-year-old resident of Lewis County, awoke to find water rushing into his house. In one hour, his house was surrounded by 4 feet of water, and 6 inches covered his living room rug. In 8 hours, he had 9 ? inches inside. With water rushing by on the road outside - literally a river - Tom was stranded in his house until he was rescued on Thursday.
January 9, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- The residents of Wahkiakum County have been added to those designated for federal disaster assistance, federal and state officials announced today. Residents and business owners who suffered property damages or losses from the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began Dec. 1, can now register for federal and state disaster assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
January 9, 2008
News Release
LACEY, Wash. -- Federal and state officials announce the closing of the South Bend (Pacific County) and the Belfair (Mason County) Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 11. The Bremerton (Kitsap County) and Forks (Clallam County) DRCs will close at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 12. Two DRCs remain open; Chehalis (Lewis County) and Aberdeen (Grays Harbor County). Hours of operation will remain Monday through Saturday 10:00am - 6:30pm.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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