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September 26, 2008
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Alaska. Assistance for the...
December 14, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska has had four major flooding events in two years. Flooding is by far the most common type of natural disaster. It is not just high risk areas that flood. “Between 20 and...
December 12, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Federal disaster recovery assistance is now available to help communities recovering from the strong storm system that moved through south central Alaska Oct. 8-13. President...
December 8, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Alaska to...
December 1, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Flooding is common throughout Alaska, whether from flowing waters of rivers, streams and coastal storms or, as happened during Thanksgiving along the Bodenburg Creek in Butte,...
November 22, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- During the first few hours or days following a disaster, individuals and families should be ready to act on behalf of their own safety. Local essential services, such as police,...
November 13, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- When disaster strikes, businesses are affected too: buildings can be damaged, inventory ruined, and records lost. Yet, orders still must be filled and payrolls must be met....
November 8, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Knowledge is power, and knowing what you are going to do when a disaster disrupts your life gives you the power to act, not react, during a time of chaos and confusion. Disaster...
November 2, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaskans know about flooding. Floods are the most frequent and costly disaster to occur here in the state. Fall can bring sea storms and driving tides. In early winter, excessive...
October 31, 2006
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaskans in the Chugach Rural Educational Attendance Area (REAA), the Matanuska Susitna and Denali Boroughs, and the City of Hooper Bay have witnessed how disasters threaten more...


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