Monday, January 19, 2009

Please report Flood Damage to Whatcom County Emergency Management

Report home and business flood damages
Online at Whatcom County Emergency Management website

Or call (360) 778-8500 starting 12:00 p.m. on Jan 13th
As the flood waters recede, home and business owners in Bellingham and throughout Whatcom County are encouraged to report damages and economic losses experienced during flooding in early January.

Whatcom County and its local jurisdictions have established a shared system to collect damage reports from city, county and tribal residents and business owners.

For more information about reporting flood damage and losses, call (360) 778-8500 or visit the Whatcom County website at, where you’ll find forms, instructions and FAQs.

Damage reports will be forwarded to the State for verification, and may lead to a request for Federal disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Small Business Administration.

Flood recovery: safety, health and other tips
Were you impacted by early January floods? Whatcom County Emergency Management has posted a comprehensive website with health and safety tips, reporting instructions and forms, FAQs and more.
Whatcom County Emergency Management website

City of Bellingham flood updates
City Council flood update meeting video - Jan 12, 2009 (WMV)
City Council flood update meeting video - Jan 7, 2009 (WMV)
City of Bellingham news releases

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