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

Incident period: January 6, 2009 to January 16, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 30, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 27, 2009
News Release
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 Tuesday, March 3, 2009. They are: Bellingham DRCFormer Wilson Motors Toyota405 East Champion StreetBellingham, WA 98225 Stanwood DRCStanwood Camano Community FairgroundYouth Exhibit Hall6431 Pioneer HighwayStanwood, WA 98292
February 27, 2009
News Release
OLYMPIA, Wash.  -- Washingtonians are well aware of the dangers from flooding. To minimize damages from future flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing disaster mitigation specialists at displays in two Ace Hardware stores beginning Tuesday, March 3. These specialists will offer advice and free publications to assist citizens in rebuilding "stronger, safer and smarter" after the January 2009 flooding.
February 27, 2009
News Release
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 deadline is March 31, 2009. Applicants can register for assistance by calling, toll-free, 1-800-621-3362 (FEMA) (TTY 1-800-462-7585) from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, or registering online at www.disasterassistance.gov.
February 25, 2009
News Release
OLYMPIA, Wash.  -- Disaster officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Sedro-Woolley, which is closing Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m., will be converted to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Friday, Feb. 27, at 8 a.m. SBA personnel will be available at the center to answer questions about the SBA disaster loan program and to assist residents with the SBA disaster loan application process. The Sedro-Woolley center is located at:
February 25, 2009
News Release
OLYMPIA, Wash.  -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges any residents recovering from the effects of the recent severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides, and flooding, who have registered for assistance and have questions or concerns about disaster-related needs, to call the FEMA toll-free number 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (TTY 1‑800‑462‑7585) and select the Helpline option. Residents can get constant, important information.
February 24, 2009
News Release
OLYMPIA -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) are urging people affected by the January 6-16, 2009, severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides and flooding to apply for disaster assistance if they have necessary and serious needs, such as uninsured damaged personal property or medical and dental expenses, related to the disaster. They should apply by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or go online at www.disasterassistance.gov.

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  • Washington, FEMA-1817-DR (PDF 22KB)
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