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(Disaster Letter-97-04) (Disaster Letter-97-04) Additional disaster areas for recent weather-related problems in Washington.

DCLPublicationDate: 2/1/97
DCLID: Disaster Letter-97-4
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Summary: Additional disaster areas for recent weather-related problems in Washington.


February 6, 1997


SUMMARY: Additional disaster areas for recent weather-related
problems in Washington.

Dear Guaranty Agency Director:

On January 28, the Federal Emergency Management Agency
(FEMA) declared 12 more counties in Washington to be eligible
under FEMA's individual assistance program because of recent
severe weather-related problems. These new areas (underlined)
should be treated the same as if they had appeared on the January 21
disaster letter you received.

WASHINGTON:
CLALLAM, GRAY'S HARBOR, ISLAND, King, KITSAP,
KITTITAS, MASON, PIERCE, SKAGIT, SKAMANIA, Snohomish,
SPOKANE, THURSTON, YAKIMA

The list of designated natural disaster areas is complete as of the date
of this letter. We will notify you if additional areas are designated by
FEMA after the date of this letter. Lenders and guaranty agencies
may contact the Department's toll-free number at 1-800-433-7327,
Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST for further
updates. This letter has also been sent to each regional office of the
Department, plus the National Council of Higher Education Loan
Programs, Inc., the Consumer Bankers Association, and the National
Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Sincerely,

Pamela A. Moran
Chief, Loans Branch
Policy Development Division
Student Financial Assistance Programs

Last Modified: 01/31/1997