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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Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 1, 2013
Survivors of the spring 2013 flooding in Galena, Alaska, don’t have addresses.That is, they have post office boxes, but not street addresses.And a street address, the physical location of a damaged property, is what the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has to have for the disaster assistance process to proceed.After a survivor registers with FEMA, an inspector visits the property and determines the extent of damage.But first, the inspector needs to know where the property is located.
July 31, 2013
News Release
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 be jeopardizing eligibility for other types of assistance.In addition to businesses, homeowners, renters, and private, nonprofit organizations may be eligible for low interest home repair loans. The loans can be used to cover the costs of repair or replacement of damaged real estate, personal property and business assets not covered by insurance or other aid.
July 29, 2013
Flood water is a nasty, destructive element. For the survivors of the 2013 Spring Flood in Alaska, flood waters from the Yukon River carried off or contaminated a lot of items essential for everyday life.  Alaskan volunteer organizations are working together with community volunteers to get these essential items to the flood survivors that need them.
July 26, 2013
There are several job openings in Alaska for local hires to assist with recovery efforts after this spring’s flooding. Job seekers can view the openings by going to, choosing "Find a Job," selecting "Anywhere in Alaska," and searching for the keyword FEMA. 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 positions are as follows:
July 26, 2013
News Release
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 alert for potential fraud and to keep these points in mind:
July 26, 2013
News Release
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, it’s too late!So if you had flood-related damage, be sure to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) before the deadline.


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Preliminary Damage Assessment Report

PDA Report; FEMA-4122-DR

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