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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...
July 29, 2013
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Douglas Fire Complex burning in Douglas County, Oregon....
July 26, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The deadline to register for disaster assistance -- Monday, August 26, 2013 – is only a month away.With everything else that’s going on, time can slip away and, before you know it...
July 26, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Alaska’s Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management urge Alaska residents affected by the 2013 Spring Floods to be...
July 25, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Fairbanks has new hours of operation.Located at 751 Old Richardson Hwy., Suite 202 in Fairbanks, AK 99701, the center has...
July 25, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The state and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Galena has new hours of operation.Located in the Galena Interior Learning Academy at 359 Challenger Road, the center has...
July 22, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Less than a month after federal disaster aid was made available to the State of Alaska, more than $1 million in awards and more than $1 million in loans have been approved for...
July 20, 2013
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Pacifica Fire burning in Josephine County, Oregon.FEMA...

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