News Releases for Washington Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-4056)

Main Content
Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 00:00
LACEY WA (May 1, 2012) - When the severe winter storms dubbed 'Snowmageddon' hit Washington State in January of this year, airports, roads and schools closed, cars crashed, and trees and tons of...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 00:00
LACEY, Wa -- In the January 2009 flood, the small town of South Prairie in east Pierce County was inundated by mud.  A local high school initiated an MLK Day service project for its students....
Friday, April 20, 2012 - 00:00
 Lacey, Wash. -- For 45 seconds in 2001 one of the largest earthquakes in State history rattled Western Washington, injuring more than 200 people and causing thousands to flee. The 6.8 magnitude "...
Monday, April 16, 2012 - 00:00
LACEY, Wash. -- Folks in and around the Snohomish County town of Stanwood are finding it easier to get around these days now that the Stillaguamish River has been brought under control. Over the...
Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 00:00
LACEY Wa -- Officials in 11 Washington counties hit by the winter storms of January 14-23, 2012, have until April 4 to submit official requests for federal assistance to the Washington office of...
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Washington to supplement...
Monday, March 5, 2012 - 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 Washington. Assistance...