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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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.
August 19, 2013
News Release
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 FEMA is essential, even if survivors have already registered with the State,” said State Coordinating Officer Bryan Fisher.
August 9, 2013
News Release
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.People who intentionally defraud the federal government are taking money away from those who truly need disaster assistance. FEMA must ensure that taxpayer dollars go only to people who incurred legitimate losses. This may include prosecuting anyone who makes a fraudulent claim.
August 5, 2013
News Release
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 the disaster-assistance needs of survivors of the 2013 Spring Floods.Both Disaster Recovery Centers will cease operations at noon Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.Until then, the centers will continue to provide face-to-face help from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
August 2, 2013
Updates
Q:  What kinds of assistance are available?A:  Disaster assistance may include awards to help pay for:

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