Idaho HAZUS User Group (IDHUG)

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Boise, ID 83720-0098
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Cocolalla Loop Road Washout photo
The Cocolalla Loop Road washout with Bob Howard, the Bonner County Emergency Manager, in the foreground to demonstrate the scale of this event. To the right, you can see the remnant of the 36” culvert that normally would have carried water under the road. Photo taken by Katherine Rowden on April 5, 2012 and posted courtesy of NOAA.

News from Region X

FEMA awards Port of Brookings more than $400K for dredging

SALEM, OR – Boaters at Port of Brookings in Curry County will be navigating deeper waters thanks to a $416,250 disaster recovery grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Damage to the harbor, the busiest recreational port in Oregon, resulted from severe weather of December 10, 2015. Soaking rains triggered heavy silt deposits shed by floodwaters from stream tributaries and a failed culvert. Thousands of cubic yards of materials settled on the harbor floor restricting boat access to the Ice House pier service area.

More than $2 million flows to Oregon for recovery projects

SALEM, Ore. –The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that it has awarded Oregon more than $2 million as a portion of the FEMA Public Assistance program allocation for recovery from the severe winter storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides occurring December 6-23, 2015. This is one of several awards that are expected to be distributed as a result of the nearly month-long weather events.

FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Akawana fire

SEATTLE – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Akawana fire burning in Jefferson County, Oregon.

FEMA Region X Deputy Regional Administrator Sharon Loper determined that the fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster. Loper approved the state of Oregon’s request for a federal Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) at 8:44 p.m. PDT on June 8, 2016.


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