WHATCOM COUNTY, Wash. — Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in partnership with the Washington State Military Department’s Emergency Management Division, today announced a new Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Deming to help survivors of the November flooding and mudslides.
Nooksack Indian Tribe, 5084 Mount Baker Highway in Deming
- The center will operate every day beginning tomorrow, February 3rd through February 16th from 9am to 6pm
Similar centers have been set up in Ferndale, Sumas, Everson and in Skagit and Clallam Counties.
FEMA financial assistance may include money for temporary housing, basic home repairs or other disaster-related needs such as childcare, transportation and medical, funeral or dental expenses.
It is not necessary to go to a center to apply for assistance. Residents in the designated counties can apply online at disasterassistance.gov, call 800-621-3362, or use the FEMA mobile app. If you use a relay service, such as video relay (VRS), captioned telephone or other service, give FEMA the number for that service.