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Washington has experienced many presidentially-declared major disasters. See a graphical presentation (PDF) of this information. When the President declares a major disaster...

GOVERNMENT State agencies, local governments (Counties, Cities, Towns, Special Purpose Districts), and federally-recognized tribal governments, and certain Private Non-Profits may be eligible or disaster assistance.

HOUSEHOLDS The Emergency Management Division (EMD) Individuals and Households Program and FEMA jointly administer programs, so individuals and households may begin to apply for assistance immediately.

BUSINESS Small Business Administration (SBA) makes it low interest loan programs available to qualifying businesses and private non-profit organizations that have suffered damages.

 

Declared
September 25, 2012

Major 4083-DR-WA

Incident Period -
July 20-21, 2012
Severe Storm, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding

Ferry and Okanogan counties and the Confederated

Tribes of the Colville Reservation
Declared

March 5, 2012

Major 4056-DR-WA

Incident Period -
January 14-23, 2012
Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

Clallam County, Grays Harbor County, King County, Klickitat County, Lewis County, Mason County, Pierce County, Skamania County, Snohomish County, Thurston County and Wahkiakum County.

Declared

March 25, 2011

Major 1963-DR-WA

Incident period -
January 11-21, 2011

Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

Klickitat, Kittitas, King, Lewis, Skagit, Skamania, Wahkiakum (PA only)

Declared

March 2, 2009

Major 1825-DR-WA

Incident period - December 12, 2008, to January 5, 2009   

Severe Winter Storms and Snow and Near Record Snow Event

Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Clark, Cowlitz, Columbia, Clallam, Ferry, Garfield, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, King, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Pacific, Pend Orielle, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Spokane, Snohomish, Stevens, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Walla Walla, Whatcom, Whitman, Yakima (PA only)

Declared

January 30, 2009

Major 1817-DR-WA

Incident period - January 6-16, 2009

Severe Winter Storms, Floods, Freezing Rains, High Winds, Landslides, Mudslides Event

Benton, Chelan, Cowlitz, Columbia, Clallam, Garfield, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, King, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lewis, Lincoln, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum, Whatcom, Yakima

Declared

December 8, 2007

Major 1734-DR-WA

Incident period - December 1-17, 2007

Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

IA:  Clallam, Grays Harbor, Kitsap, King, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston, Snohomish, Wahkiakum

PA:  Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, King, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Thurston, Skagit, Snohomish, Wahkiakum

Declared

February 14, 2007

Major 1682-DR-WA

Incident period - December 14-15, 2006

Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, and Mudslides

Chelan, Clallam, Clark, Grant, Grays Harbor, Island, King, Klickitat, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pend Oreille, Pierce, San Juan, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum (PA Only)

Declared

December 12, 2006

Major 1671-DR-WA

Incident period - November 2-11, 2006

Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides

Chelan, Clark, Cowlitz, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, King, Lewis, Pacific, Pierce, Skagit, Skamania, Snohomish, Thurston, Wahkiakum

Declared

May 17, 2006

Major 1641-DR-WA

Incident period- January 27- February 4, 2006

Severe Storms, Flooding, Tidal Surge, Landslides, and Mudslides

Clallam, Grays Harbor, Island, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Pacific, Pend Oreille, San Juan, Snohomish, Wahkiakum (PA Only)

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