"This may worsen recent flooding and impact vulnerable landscapes and infrastructure."
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This is a multi-step process for DEM that begins with property owners contacting DEM to provide reports of damage. These will be compiled by DEM and submitted, along with door-to-door detailed assessments, to state and federal agencies to provide proof of the extent and types of need.
The November 9th weather system left over 4,500 Puget Sound Energy customer addresses without power.
"I watched group after group of volunteers come back after a long day, covered in mud and smiles."
"This is the critical first step in the normal protocol of formally assessing the level of damage and the dollar impact."
Volunteers are needed mostly in Sumas and donations are mostly needed in Everson/Nooksack.
The road was closed November 18th for emergency culvert repairs.
Volunteers continue to be needed to help with local assistance efforts.