News Releases for Alaska Flooding (DR-4122)

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 15:56
ANCHORAGE, AK – Faith-based organizations in Anchorage and Fairbanks are welcoming hundreds of volunteers with open arms, providing them food, transportation and shelter as they prepare for the final...
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 13:23
ANCHORAGE, ALASKA – One year has passed since the thunder of ballistic ice loomed over several Interior Alaskan communities that witnessed record-level floods in May 2013. Today, the sound of hammers...
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 18:46
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The first teams of skilled volunteers arrived in Alaska earlier this week to continue rebuilding efforts in four Interior communities affected by the 2013 floods. The State of...
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 18:41
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska’s winters can bring deep cold, high winds, floods, avalanches and more. The key to surviving any unexpected weather hazard is preparation, according to state and federal...
Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 16:54
HUGHES, Alaska – On a late September afternoon sprinkled with snow flurries, eight young adults in mud-streaked protective bodysuits and breathing masks installed blankets of insulation to the...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 14:01
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Many survivors affected by the spring floods are now back in warm, safe and familiar surroundings thanks to the many volunteer groups who contributed their time and skills to help...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 12:38
CIRCLE, Alaska – Four months ago, this small native village in northeastern Alaska was left devastated by some of the worst Yukon River flooding seen here in years. Floodwaters had inundated many...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 17:36
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — It’s been a race against time to get essential disaster assistance to survivors of Alaska’s devastating spring floods. Now, with temperatures dipping below freezing and snow...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 13:07
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Alaskans can get free advice this Saturday in Fairbanks on how to reduce property damages during disasters like floods, fires and earthquakes.Specialists from the Federal...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 16:01
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — After serving nearly 14,000 meals since beginning feeding operations in Galena, The Salvation Army has transferred its food-preparation operation to Anchorage for the winter....
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 12:45
Because of the continuous threat posed by flood and ice to residents and property in Old Town Galena, FEMA has decided federal funds will not be used to rebuild permanently in Old Town. The decision...
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 13:10
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Survivors of the spring floods now have until Wednesday, Sept. 25 to register for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency and return Small Business...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 15:07
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – As survivors of Alaska’s 2013 Spring Floods continue the process of rebuilding their lives and property, there is an issue many could face: “substantial damage,” as defined by the...
Monday, August 19, 2013 - 12:00
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Yukon River 2013 flood survivors who had disaster-related damages have until midnight Aug. 26, 2013, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.   “Registering with...
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 15:34
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Disasters frequently bring out the best in people but sometimes the worst. When fraud occurs, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a responsibility to take action....
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 17:57
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Galena and Fairbanks will close August 9 and transition to weekly visits to Galena and Fairbanks by FEMA caseworkers to meet...
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 19:44
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Disaster assistance applicants referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) who do not complete and submit the companion SBA disaster assistance loan application may...
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 17:55
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Alaska’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management urge Alaska residents affected by the 2013 Spring Floods to be...
Friday, July 26, 2013 - 13:30
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The deadline to register for disaster assistance -- Monday, August 26, 2013 – is only a month away.With everything else that’s going on, time can slip away and, before you know it...
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 14:41
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Galena has new hours of operation.Located in the Galena Interior Learning Academy at 359 Challenger Road, the center has...

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