SR 530 Slide Resources
Information from Snohomish County
Information from the State
- Governor’s Office updates
- Washington Emergency Management Division updates
- Washington Department of Transportation updates on SR 530
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) updates
- Declaration of Emergency from Governor’s Office (3/22)
While Disaster Recovery Centers close May 10, anyone impacted by the slide - victims’ families, volunteers, employers or employees facing challenges as a result of the slide, etc. - should register with FEMA by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) between 4 a.m. and 8 p.m., or visiting www.disasterassistance.gov.
Survivors with disabilities needing assistance can log onto the FEMA’s Office of Disability Integration and Coordination.
State and federal resources
Food and cash assistance: Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) staff are available at Darrington Family Resource Center, every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through the end of May, to provide food and cash assistance to those that are eligible. Find out more about DSHS services to those impacted by the slide.
Disaster Assistance Loans: The U.S. Small Business Administration provides low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, businesses of all sizes, and private nonprofits. Learn more by visiting www.sba.gov/disaster. Even if you don’t want or feel you can’t afford a disaster assistance loan, submitting the paperwork can be key to triggering further grant assistance from FEMA.
Crisis counseling and support: To talk to a trained counselor about stress, anxiety, or shock, you can call:
- Property tax: property owners affected by the slide are also eligible for property tax relief. The Washington State Department of Revenue has more information.
- The IRS can help disaster survivors with uninsured casualty losses; it can also reissue lost income-tax records.
Driver licenses: If you or someone you know lost their driver license or ID card and need a replacement, please contact the Dept. of Licensing at 360-902-3933 or email@example.com to request a replacement.
Vaccines: Disaster responders should be up to date with their tetanus and Hepatitis B vaccine series. Contact your healthcare provider.
Birth certificates and other records: You can obtain copies of birth certificates or other vital records from the Washington State Department of Health.
Insurance coverage: Anyone with questions about insurance coverage related to the SR 530 slide can call the Office of the Insurance Commissioner at 1-800-562-6900 to speak with experts.
Finances: Resources for handling finances after a natural disaster.
What you can do
Washington Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster has information about how to volunteer to help in the recovery.
Red Cross: You can donate to the Red Cross or ask about volunteer opportunities. Any amount is helpful. Call 1-800-RedCross or donate online. You can also text the words RedCross to 90999 and $10 will be charged to your cell phone bill.
United Way of Snohomish County has a Disaster Recovery Fund for Mudslide Relief and you can donate online.
State employees can donate to the 530 slide relief campaign online or through their pay checks through the Combined Fund Drive Muslide Relief Campaign.
Charity scams: As you consider donating to 530 slide relief, we urge you to use caution and avoid 530 slide charity scams. For more, read the consumer alert.
Social media related to the 530 slide
- #530slide on Twitter (also see below)
- Snohomish County on Twitter and Facebook
- Red Cross Snohomish County on Twitter
- Governor’s Office on Twitter
- Photos of the slide by WSDOT and the Governor’s Office
#530slide on Twitter
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