February 2020 Flood Information

April 3,  2020

February 2020 Flooding - FEMA Disaster Relief Funds available


Today, April 3, 2020, President Donald J. Trump granted a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Oregon triggering the release of Federal funds to help people and communities recover from Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides that occurred February 5-9, 2020.  Details of the disaster declaration and assistance programs are as follows:

Declaration Number:                                                               FEMA-4519-DR

Incident:                                                                                  Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslide                                           

Incident Period:                                                                      February 5-9, 2020

Federal Coordinating Officer:                                                Dolph A. Diemont

                                                                                                National FCO Program                                                                                          

Individual Assistance (IA):                                                    (Assistance to individuals and households):

IA-Designated Areas:                                                             Umatilla County and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Public Assistance (PA):                                                          (Assistance for emergency work and the repair or replacement of disaster-damaged facilities):

PA-Designated Areas:                                                                        Umatilla, Union, Wallowa Counties and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

Click here for Individual and Households Program Fact Sheet

Click here for Individual Assistance Program Fact Sheet


3/5/2020 - Umatilla County Flood Recovery Community Meeting, Learn how to get help dealing with insurance, repairs, counseling, disaster programs and more.

March 10, 2020, 5:00 -7:30 pm

Pendleton Convention Center  1601 Westgate, Pendleton

Organized by: US Senator Ron Wyden, US Senator Jeff Merkley, US Representative Greg Walden, Oregon Governor Kate Brown

Resources to include: State, federal and local agencies and volunteers that can help with access to programs and information related to insurance, housing/housing repair, public health, counseling, social services, agricultural disaster programs, infrastructure repair, debris removal and river/stream bank restoration. 


Umatilla County has an online link for Umatilla County citizens who have been impacted by the floods so they can self report damage. Click here for link to access the counties Assessment worksheet. DEADLINE to fill form out is NOON on THURSDAY, Feb 13,2020.


Umatilla County Emergency Management Click Here for Damage and Economic Loss Reporting and Public Health Information links


Red Cross Contact number is 541-410-7811.


Have You Been Impacted by the Flood? - Visit the Multi Agency Resource Center, Pendleton Convention Center, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton, OR 97801
Thursday, February 13th, Noon until 8:00pm
Get Help With: • Filing for Unemployment, • Finding Housing, • Clean-up / Muck-out, • Document Replacement, • Insurance Questions, • Free Clothing Store On-Site

¿Ha sido impactado por la inundación? - Visite el Centro de recursos de múltiples agencias Centro Convención de Pendleton, 1601 Westgate, Pendleton, OR 97801
Jueves, Febrero 13th de Medio  día hasta las 8:00 p.m.
Obtenga ayuda con: • Solicitud de desempleo, • Encontrar vivienda, • Limpieza / limpiando‐ Estiércol, • Reemplazo de documentos, • Preguntas sobre seguros, • Ropa gratis


Click here for the link to Oregon DEQ for Tips for safely managing debris from flood damaged buildings 

Hoja informativa: Manejo seguro de los escombros de los edificios dañados por las inundaciones