News Releases for Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding (DR-1817)

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Thursday, June 4, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- This winter Washington was hit with back-to-back storms which resulted in two major Presidential disaster declarations for the severe winter storm and record and near record snow...
Thursday, May 7, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Disaster aid for homeowners, renters, business owners, state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations affected by the severe flooding between Jan. 6 and 16...
Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) announced today that additional counties are now eligible for disaster Public...
Monday, April 6, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- As Washington residents have demonstrated throughout the storms and flooding of the past few years, they care not only for themselves, but for their neighbors, too. Now, concern for...
Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Flooding and Washington, unfortunately, seem to go hand-in-hand. Of the state's total of 43 Presidential disaster declarations, 31 have involved flooding. We don't need pictures of...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Disaster officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) announced today that federal/ state Individual...
Thursday, March 26, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Time has almost run out for residents affected by the January 6-16, 2009, severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides and flooding to register for federal/state assistance. Officials...
Friday, March 20, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash.  -- Washington residents have received almost $11 million in federal disaster assistance since the Presidential disaster declaration was issued on January 30, 2009, to help those...
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Flood insurance, home elevation and other measures to protect homes from flooding and other bad weather are among the top concerns Washington residents are inquiring about from...
Monday, March 16, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The deadline to apply for disaster assistance and to complete the SBA loan packets is fast approaching. It is Tuesday, March 31, 2009. Washington residents affected by the January 6...
Friday, March 13, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Almost $10 million in federal disaster assistance has gone to Washington residents since the Presidential disaster declaration was issued on January 30, 2009, to help those affected...
Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- On March 2, 2009, President Barack Obama signed a disaster declaration for several Washington counties, making Public Assistance available to them as they recover from the severe...
Monday, March 9, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The $9 million in disaster assistance that has gone to residents affected by the mid- January, severe winter weather is partly the result of the extensive community relations effort...
Friday, March 6, 2009 - 00:00
Olympia, Wash. -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) today announced that $9 million in federal disaster assistance...
Thursday, March 5, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash.?-- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) are advising Washington residents affected by the January 6-16,...
Tuesday, March 3, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The storms of January brought more than flooding and landslides. They put people out of work. But people who normally would not be eligible for unemployment benefits, such as the...
Monday, March 2, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- For the millions of Americans who have physical, medical, sensory or cognitive disabilities, emergencies such as fires, floods and acts of terrorism may present special challenges....
Saturday, February 28, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash.-- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) continue to urge residents in declared counties affected by the...
Friday, February 27, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- One month remains for Washington residents affected by the January 6-16, 2009, severe winter storms, landslides, mudslides and flooding to apply for disaster assistance. The...
Friday, February 27, 2009 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) announce the closing of the remaining two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) on...

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