Oregon Severe Winter Storm, Record and Near Record Snow, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1824)

Incident period: December 13, 2008 to December 26, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 2, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

March 16, 2009
News Release
KEIZER, Ore. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont will present Assistance to Firefighters Grant check for $65,624 to the Keizer Fire District at its Main Fire Station 661 Chemawa Rd. NE Keizer, Oregon on Friday March 20, 2009 at 2:30 PM. The funds will be used to replace its aging Rehabilitation Trailer. The grant will allow for the purchase of a trailer designed specifically for the rehabilitation of firefighters at emergency scenes.
March 16, 2009
News Release
CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont will present an Assistance to Firefighters Grant check for $482,760 to Cascade Locks Fire and EMS at the Headquarters Fire Station located at 25 Wa-Na-Pa Street on Friday March 20, 2009, at 10:00 AM. The funds will be used to replace their Multi-jurisdictional (Interoperable) Communication System.
March 2, 2009
News Release
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 Oregon to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm, record and near record snow, landslides, and mudslides during the period of December 20-26, 2008.
March 2, 2009
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Oregon. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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