That makes federal funding available to Alaskans impacted by the storm.
Almost 1 in 5 U.S. students attended schools in districts that were affected by federally declared natural disasters from 2017 through 2019.
In September, the state contracted with DLH Solutions for $87 million to bring the workers up to Alaska.
FEMA says its new rates better reflect the risk from more intense and frequent rain and floods. The increase could make housing unaffordable for some in the most flood-prone areas.
The cost to the American taxpayer and insurance companies from climate-fueled disasters has exploded in recent decades.
The Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage said Friday it has begun operating under crisis standards of care.
Many buyers of HUD homes don’t learn that their houses are in an official flood zone until after they’ve made an offer. That is too late in the process for many families.
The 100-person town of Tenakee Springs is turning to crowdfunding to rebuild a bridge destroyed during record-breaking storms last December.
Teams will collect data during plane and helicopter flyovers using lidar, a type of scanner that bounces light off of the terrain below to provide a detailed topography of the landscape.
Soldotna is waiting on a federal grant to remove beetle kill trees that could fall and pose a fire risk.