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 9, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- State and federal officials have indicated that eligible families and individuals and households will receive all the assistance they are entitled. Although federal and state assistance must consider insurance coverage-many disaster victims may still be eligible for various forms of federal and state assistance even though insurance may have covered some of their damage.
January 8, 2008
LACEY, Wash. -- One month after receiving a federal disaster declaration for the severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides in early December, federal and state officials announced that more than 2,600 Washington individuals and households have been approved for more than $18.5 million in disaster assistance.
January 4, 2008
LACEY, Wash. -- More than $15 million in assistance and loans has already has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans for Washington residents affected by the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides between December 1 to 17.
January 3, 2008
LACEY, Wash. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in North Seattle (King County) will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center from Monday, Jan. 7 through Thursday, January 17, 2008.
January 2, 2008
LACEY, Wash. -- Federal and state officials announce a change of days of operation for all Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). Effective Jan. 6, 2008, the DRCs will be open Monday through Saturday until further notice. The DRC hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Disaster Recovery Centers in the designated counties serve those affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that began Dec. 1. Locations for the Disaster Recovery Centers are shown below:
January 2, 2008
LACEY, Wash. -- Washington residents who registered with their county emergency management office, with the Red Cross or other voluntary agency following the early December storms and floods MUST also register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to be considered for federal or state disaster assistance.