Washington Severe Storm, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4083)

Incident period: July 20, 2012 to July 21, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 25, 2012

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September 25, 2012
News Release
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Washington to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe storm, straight-line winds and flooding on July 20, 2012.
September 25, 2012
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 the State of Washington. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
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PUBLIC ASSISTANCE        (Assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities):

Ferry and Okanogan Counties and the Confederated Tribes of the Coleville Reservation.   

HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM     (Assistance for actions taken to prevent or reduce long term risk to life and property from natural hazards): 

All counties and Indian Tribes in the State of Washington are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

OTHER:          additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the state and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.


State/Tribal Government: 
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