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January 23, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Alaska and ordered...
January 23, 2014
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Alaska.Assistance...
January 16, 2014
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Alaska.Assistance...
January 16, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Alaska and ordered...
October 16, 2013
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...
October 10, 2013
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...
October 3, 2013
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...
October 3, 2013
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...
September 25, 2013
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...
September 25, 2013
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...
September 14, 2013
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....
September 5, 2013
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...
August 29, 2013
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...
August 21, 2013
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...
August 19, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Government Flats Fire Complex, burning in Wasco County, Oregon.FEMA...
August 17, 2013
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...
August 8, 2013
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....
August 5, 2013
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...
July 31, 2013
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...
July 30, 2013
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Colockum Tarps Fire burning in Chelan and Kittitas...

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