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Mudslides and flooding devastated an area in Oso, Washington state in March 2014.
Individual and Household Assistance is available to those in the Sauk-Suiattle Indian Reservation, Snohomish County, Stillaguamish Indian Reservation and Tulalip Indian Reservation.
Key resources for those affected by the mudslides and floods:
- Washington Disaster Legal Aid Hotline: 844-435-7676
- Free legal assistance available to storm survivors through a partnership between the Snohomish County Legal Services, Snohomish County Bar Association, Northwest Justice Project, ABA- YLD and FEMA. Please see the press release for more information.
- Information to assist disaster survivors has also been posted (and will be updated regularly) at www.nwjustice.org.
- You can also look at the WashingtonLawHelp Disaster page for more legal assistance.
- Washington Flooding and Mudslides (DR-4168)
- FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Locator
- American Red Cross Shelter Locator
- Washington Disaster Resources and Information from the Governor's office
- Washington State Bar Association Opportunity for Pro Bono Volunteers to Assist those with legal needs.
- FEMA Disaster Reporter: view pictures of the disaster either in a list view or off a zoomable street level map.
Residents and businesses affected by the March mudslides and flooding can apply for government disaster relief benefits online at http://www.disasterassistance.gov. THE DEADLINE TO APPLY WAS JUNE 2, 2014.
- If you need to appeal a FEMA denial on your own, please see here to get an interactive form to appeal and letter requesting a copy of your file.
- You can also find resources on this site under For People Who Need Help.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest on the News page.
Other helpful resources to help address legal needs resulting from this disaster:
- Help After a Disaster: FEMA's Guide for the Individual Applicant