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FEMA's Response to the Disaster in Galena, Alaska

Executive Summary

Between May 17, and June 11, 2013, a severe flood damaged six Regional Educational Attendance Areas in Alaska.Regional Educational Attendance Areas are political subdivisions within Alaska. On June 25, 2013, the President issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Alaska that authorized FEMA to provide Individual Assistance and Public Assistance to four Regional Educational Attendance Areas. Individual Assistance includes Other Needs Assistance, which provides additional financial aid such as replacement of household items for those uninsured or under insured survivors who are unable to meet these needs through other means

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