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President Donald J. Trump Approves Oregon Disaster Declaration for Flooding and Severe Storms

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Oregon to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding on Feb. 5-9, 2020.

The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Umatilla County and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Declaración de Emergencia COVID-19

El 13 de marzo de 2020, el presidente declaró que la continuada pandemia de enfermedad por el coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) es de suficiente severidad y magnitud para ameritar una declaración de emergencia para todos los estados, tribus, territorios y el Distrito de Columbia, conforme a la sección 501 (b) de la Ley Robert T. Stafford de Ayuda en Desastres y Asistencia en Emergencias, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (la “Ley Stafford”).

El presidente Donald J. Trump dirige a FEMA a proporcionar apoyo bajo la Declaración de Emergencia por COVID-19

El gobierno federal continúa tomando medidas agresivas y proactivas para abordar la amenaza del COVID-19, mientras que la salud y seguridad del pueblo americano continúa siendo la prioridad principal.

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

On March 13, 2020, the President declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant an emergency declaration for all states, tribes, territories, and the District of Columbia pursuant to section 501 (b) of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121-5207 (the “Stafford Act”).  State, Territorial, Tribal, local government entities and certain private non-profit (PNP) organizations are eligible to apply for Public Assistance.  

President Donald J. Trump Directs FEMA Support Under Emergency Declaration for COVID-19

The federal government continues to take aggressive and proactive steps to address the COVID-19 threat as the health and safety of the American people remain a top priority.

Unincorporated Island County Facing Potential National Flood Insurance Program Probation

BOTHELL, Wash. – Unincorporated Island County, Wash., will be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on March 30 unless deficiencies in its floodplain management program are corrected. The county must also address violations of the construction criteria that are required for participation in the NFIP.

Ten Days Left to Apply for FEMA Region 10 Youth Preparedness Camp

BOTHELL, Wash. – The deadline for students to apply for FEMA Region 10’s Youth Preparedness Camp is just 10 days away. Applications are being accepted through January 19.

Youth: Apply Today for 2020 Preparedness Summer Camp in Alaska

BOTHELL, Wash. - FEMA Region 10 is calling on students ages 14 to 17 from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska to apply for our second annual Youth Preparedness Camp to be held this summer near Anchorage. The 40 teens selected to attend the all-expense-paid camp will come away with skills that could save lives in their homes and communities during a disaster – all while making new friends and having fun!

FEMA Local Hires Supporting Disaster Recovery Efforts in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) team working with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to help communities recover from winter and spring storms has expanded its staff to include 11 new employees from the Salem and Eugene areas.

40 Students in FEMA Region 10 Help Build a Culture of Preparedness at Summer Camp

BOTHELL, Wash. - Forty students in grades 8 through 12 representing Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska completed FEMA Region 10’s inaugural Youth Preparedness Camp in Stanwood, Wash. today.