Stories tagged: disaster relief
SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 2016, 4:18 P.M.
Obama signs disaster declaration for November storms
President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by storms throughout the state in November, making federal assistance available in 16 Washington counties.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 23, 2014, 9:08 A.M.
Obama declares Washington wildfire emergency
OLYMPIA — Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control. With more rain in the forecast, …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 14, 2012, 6:34 A.M.
Commerce secretary declares Alaska salmon disaster
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — King salmon fisheries in major Alaska watersheds have been declared failures by the U.S. Department of Commerce, making commercial fishermen eligible for disaster relief.
MONDAY, OCT. 20, 1997
Mexicans Accuse Soldiers Of Hoarding Aid
Growing tension between Acapulco residents and hurricane aid workers added to Mexico’s hardships Sunday, as the nation tries to rebuild in the aftermath of Hurricane Pauline. About 2,000 people lined …
TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 1995
Counties Eligible For Disaster Relief
Eighteen Eastern Washington counties have been declared eligible for federal natural disaster relief from drought and low temperatures that have occurred since Sept. 1, 1993. The Rural Economic and Community …