State, Federal, Local Agencies Assess Damage From Historic Storm and Start Clean Up in Alaska
As Coast Guard air crews from Kodiak assess damage to communities in Western Alaska, Governor Dunleavy is visiting the disaster area this week, and relief agencies, including FEMA, are gearing up to help residents rebuild as they emerge from the worst storm since 1974.
Residents in the five most impacted areas in the region — Hooper Bay, Scammon Bay, Golovin, Newtok and Nome — have lost homes, access to drinking water, and communications infrastructure, among other damage, all happening just weeks before freeze-up ...
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