News, Media & Events: Washington

Preparedness Tips

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Press Releases and Fact Sheets

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance is available for the state of Washington to supplement recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe winter storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides from Jan. 5-29, 2024.
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The deadline to apply for FEMA disaster assistance has passed but help from FEMA and others is still available for renters, homeowners and businesses in Spokane County affected by the Gray-Oregon Road wildfires.
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Spokane, Wash. - Homeowners and renters in Spokane County who experienced property damage or losses from the August 2023 wildfires have only two more weeks to apply for federal disaster assistance.
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