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Gregoire emergency declarations

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“ Aug 11 – Statewide emergency for threat of wildfires.

“ Sept. 7 – Statewide disaster for Hurricane Katrina, necessary for federal assistance in resettling those displaced).

“ Sept. 5 – Statewide emergency for drought.


“ Jan. 12 – Emergency in 12 counties for road damage caused by floods and slides. (Expanded statewide on Feb. 3.)

July 28 – Emergency in Stehekin, for fire.

“ Aug. 23 – Statewide emergency for wildfire threat.

“ Sept. 11 – Drought disaster in Neah Bay for water shortage.

“ Nov. 6 – Emergency for West Side flooding.

“ Dec. 15 – Emergency for West Side wind storm.


“ Jan. 11 – Sought federal disaster declaration for 19 counties after wind storm Dec. 14-15.

“ Feb. 6 – Emergency in seven West Side counties for windstorm damage Jan. 5-6.

“ March 7 – Requested federal disaster aid when landslides threatened Skamania County homes.

“ July 17 – Statewide emergency for wildfires.

“ Oct. 10 – Emergency in 10 counties for drought and fires.

“ Dec. 3 – Statewide emergency for storms and flooding.

Source: Governor’s office

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