Alaska Flooding (DR-4122)

Incident period: May 17, 2013 to June 12, 2013
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 25, 2013

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September 4, 2013
Updates
There is a job opening in Galena for a Disaster Recovery Outreach Coordinator. This position has a one-year expected duration. Job seekers can view the opening by going to alexsys.labor.state.ak.us, choosing "Find a Job," selecting "Anywhere in Alaska," and searching for the keyword Galena. You must register with the Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development to apply. If you are already registered with ALEXsys, you can search for these positions by employer.The position is as follows:Job Duties:
August 30, 2013
Updates
Five days ago, Alaska reached the one-hundred-day mark since the Yukon River broke in mid-May and swallowed its first riverside community.For Alaskans, spring breakup is an annual event – a typical part of life for residents in the Last Frontier that signals a final meltdown before spring comes.However, this year, late-winter snowstorms and cold temperatures delayed the breakup of ice cover on Alaska’s big rivers. Then, temperatures rapidly increased causing sheets of ice to melt and move rapidly downstream.
August 30, 2013
Blog entry
Five days ago, Alaska reached the one-hundred-day mark since the Yukon River broke in mid-May and swallowed its first riverside community.Disaster recovery has demanded that responders adapt to Alaska’s unique environment. Many of the villages affected by this spring’s flooding are so remote, recovery cannot be delivered via road-based means. Hard-hit communities continue to come together to discuss plans for the future and strategies for building back stronger and more resilient.
August 29, 2013
News Release
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 Administration disaster loan applications.People with flood-related losses can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or via smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov. Registration is also available by calling 800-621-3362, TTY 800-462-7585 or 711/VRS.
August 21, 2013
News Release
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 National Flood Insurance Program.It’s common to think substantially damaged merely describes a structure that has sustained a large amount of damage by a flood or any other source such as fire, tornado or earthquake.

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