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April Floods
Oregon has received a federal disaster declaration offering federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in Curry, Douglas, Grant, Linn, Umatilla and Wheeler Counties as a result of severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurrred April 6-21, 2019. A joint Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) was conducted the week of May 13 in the affected counties, and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. A story map has been created for this event.

February 2019 Winter Storm
February winter storms in Oregon, which occurred Feb. 24-27, 2019, resulted in a major disaster declaration signed by the President on May 2. The following counties have been designated adversely affected by the disaster and eligible for Public Assistance through FEMA: Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jefferson and Lane. For additional information about the storm, its impacts and the support provided by the state, view this story map.

2 Weeks Ready

Experience has shown that in the aftermath of large disasters, it may take weeks before help can arrive. While first responders are at the ready to assist wherever, whenever needed, the Oregon Office of Emergency Management encourages people to create preparedness kits to maintain self-sufficiency for a minimum of two weeks. OEM has a host of publications, videos and other resources to help you to be 2 Weeks Ready.



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