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Anchorage, Alaska –If you experienced damage from recent severe storms, flooding and landslides, flood insurance may be an option to prepare for future storms.
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Survivors in the Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAAs) of Bering Strait, Kashunamiut, Lower Kuskokwim and Lower Yukon affected by the September severe storm, flooding and landslides may be referred to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to apply for a low-interest disaster loan before receiving a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) determination letter. It is important to submit an SBA loan application as soon as possible to continue forward with your FEMA application.
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Survivors in the Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAAs) of Bering Strait, Kashunamiut, Lower Kuskokwim and Lower Yukon affected by the September severe storm, flooding and landslides who received a determination letter from FEMA should make sure to read it carefully. If you received a letter stating you are ineligible for assistance or “no decision” can be made at this time, it may be for a simple matter, such as missing information from your application.
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Nearly a month after a federal disaster declaration was made for the severe storm, flooding and landslides that occurred in Western Alaska from Sept. 15 – 20, more than $3 million in federal disaster assistance has been awarded to survivors. Those in the designated Regional Educational Attendance Areas (REAAs) of Bering Strait, Kashunamiut, Lower Kuskokwim and Lower Yukon are eligible to apply for FEMA assistance until Nov. 22.
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FEMA has updated the operating hours for the Alaska-specific Disaster Assistance Hotline. Residents in the Regional Educational Attendance Areas of Bering Strait, Kashunamiut, Lower Kuskokwim and Lower Yukon who experienced damage or loss from September’s severe storm, flooding and landslides can call the hotline to apply for FEMA assistance or receive help with an application.
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Alaska; FEMA-4672-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4672-DR; Alaska as a result of a severe storm, flooding, and landslides during the period of September 15-20, 2022.

Past Events


FEMA Housing Inspectors will be in Hooper Bay and Chevak on Saturday, Oct. 22 to help survivors register for FEMA assistance and perform housing inspections for applicants who experienced damage from the Sept. 15 - 20 severe storms, flooding and landslides.

FEMA Housing Inspectors are expecting to be in Tuntutulliak and Nunam Iqua on Tuesday, Oct. 18, weather permitting, to help survivors register for FEMA assistance and perform housing inspections for applicants who experienced damage from the Sept. 15 - 20 severe storms, flooding and landslides.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Housing Inspectors will be in Bethel and St. Michael on Saturday, Oct. 15 to help survivors register for FEMA assistance and perform housing inspections for applicants who experienced damage from the Sept. 15 - 20 severe storms, flooding and landslides.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Housing Inspectors will be in Emmonak and Alakanuk on Thursday, Oct. 13 to help survivors register for FEMA assistance and perform housing inspections for applicants who experienced damage from the Sept. 15 - 20 severe storms, flooding and landslides.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Housing Inspectors will be in Newtok and Alakanuk on Wednesday, Oct. 12 to help survivors register for FEMA assistance and perform housing inspections for applicants who experienced damage from the Sept. 15 - 20 severe storms, flooding and landslides.