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Obama Declares Major Disaster in Washington State [January 30, 2009]   [open pdf - 54KB]

"The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Washington and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides, and flooding during the period of January 6-16, 2009. Federal funding is available to State and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the a severe winter storm, landslides, mudslides, and flooding in the counties of King, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston, and Wahkiakum. Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide. Nancy Ward, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Department of Homeland Security, named Willie G. Nunn as the Federal Coordinating Officer for Federal recovery operations in the affected area."

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2009-01-30
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