Nevada Severe Winter Storms and Flooding (DR-1738)

Incident period: January 5, 2008 to January 10, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 8, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 15, 2008
News Release
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Lyon County suffering damage from the Jan. 5-10 severe winter storms and flooding have been approved to receive more than $3.79 million in disaster assistance, officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Nevada Division of Emergency Management (NDEM) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today. As of the close of business, Feb. 13:?
February 12, 2008
News Release
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Lyon County suffering damage from the Jan. 5-10 severe winter storms and flooding have less than one month to register for help from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
February 8, 2008
News Release
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Families, individuals and businesses in Lyon County suffering damage from the Jan. 5-10 severe winter storms and flooding have been approved to receive more than $3.64 million in disaster assistance, officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Nevada Division of Emergency Management (NDEM) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today.? As of the close of business, Feb. 6:? ?
February 7, 2008
News Release
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- When disaster strikes, the natural thing to do is try to get things back to normal as quickly as possible. Disaster victims who have lost everything strike a responsive chord in people's hearts and everyone wants to help with money, manpower and materials. But disaster recovery is a long-term process requiring long-term solutions. "We can't be myopic," says John Chavez, a Voluntary Agency Liaison lead for FEMA. "We've really got to concentrate on the big picture. It really is long-term recovery."
February 4, 2008
News Release
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- Residents of Fernley affected by the Jan. 5-10 severe storms and flooding are encouraged to apply for all the federal assistance for which they may be eligible, advise officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency. "Homeowners and renters could miss disaster aid if the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application isn't returned," said Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Karl. ?"Returning the SBA application is an important step in the registration process."
February 1, 2008
News Release
CARSON CITY, Nev. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Fernley (Lyon County) will transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) starting Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008, announced SBA, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and Nevada Division of Emergency Management officials.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Nevada, FEMA-1738-DR (PDF 52KB)
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