News Releases for Alaska Flooding and Ice Jams (DR-1843)

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Friday, September 18, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Although the August 10th registration deadline for individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA), Yukon Flats REAA, Yukon-Koyukuk REAA, Lower...
Thursday, September 3, 2009 - 00:00
It's not every day that DC policymakers leave the realm of white papers, paté and Beltway buzz to travel to a place of ceremonial drumming, outhouses and mosquito buzz. But Beth Zimmerman, FEMA's new...
Tuesday, September 1, 2009 - 00:00
When a wall of water overwhelmed the Yukon River town of Stevens Village on May 8, residents fled for their lives. Neighbors drove boats through the village rescuing those who were trapped in their...
Monday, August 24, 2009 - 00:00
In early May residents of Tanana, a small Alaska Native village situated where the Yukon and Tanana Rivers meet, watched anxiously as reports of the destruction upriver reached them. When crushing...
Monday, August 17, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Disaster officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announced today that federal...
Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 00:00
When the Yukon River ice breakup happened this spring, it caused devastating flooding in the town of Eagle, Alaska, beginning May 4. A large ice jam developed about 10 miles downriver of Eagle,...
Monday, August 10, 2009 - 00:00
Mission Road, a gravel road between the town of Eagle and the Alaska Native settlement of Eagle Village, has been restored by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF...
Monday, August 10, 2009 - 00:00
Among the many problems caused when the Yukon River flooded the town of Eagle this spring was the damage done to structures that have been built over the years for subsisting on the land. Most...
Monday, August 3, 2009 - 00:00
The residents of Eagle, Alaska, are slowly getting their lives back to normal after having them turned upside down during the spring 2009 flooding and ice jams, which began May 4. Saturday night,...
Saturday, August 1, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Since President Obama declared the spring flooding and ice jams a federal disaster on June 11, 2009, federal agencies have committed over $4.7 million in disaster-related...
Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Five weeks after a federal disaster declaration for the recent spring floods and ice jams, $2,695,384 in federal recovery assistance has been directed to individuals in the...
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- More than $2 million in federal assistance has been disbursed to Alaskan residents to help them recover from the 2009 spring floods and ice jams announced officials from the...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- State and federal officials announced yesterday that additional communities have been added to the June 11 federal disaster declaration resulting from the April 28 to May 31...
Friday, June 26, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- More than $235,000 in federal assistance has been approved for Alaskan residents to help them recover from the 2009 spring floods and ice jams announced officials from the...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management (DHS&EM) are urging public officials to apply for...
Sunday, June 21, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials encourage any individuals who suffered damages...
Friday, June 19, 2009 - 00:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently announced a disaster declaration to help state, local and tribal governments, including Alaska native villages, as well as...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 00:00
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 Alaska. Assistance for...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 00:00
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...
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