FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Alaska to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and straight-line winds Jan. 1- 4, 2022.
Federal funding is available to the state, eligible local and tribal governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities in Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide.
Thomas J. Dargan has been named Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional designations may be made at a later date if warranted by the results of damage assessments.