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
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January 30, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Washington. The assistance will supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides, and flooding during the period of January 6-16, 2009.