On August 7, the CBJ Assembly passed Resolution 3036(b) confirming the declaration of local emergency and requesting state and federal assistance.

The Mendenhall River banks remain highly unstable. All individuals are strongly advised to stay away from the river to ensure their safety.

  • The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans to businesses and residents affected by the flooding. SBA representatives will open a disaster loan outreach center at Dimond Park Aquatic Center from October 10-24. The deadline to apply for property damage is December 5, 2023. The deadline to apply for economic injury is July 8, 2024. Read the SBA’s press release for more details, or see the following fact sheets:
  • Homeowners experiencing flood damage are encouraged to check FEMA’s informational booklet Repairing Your Flooded Home for step-by-step advice to help clean up and rebuild.
  • Residents who have experienced damage or displacement are encouraged to read through a recovery checklist of steps to take about insurance, mortgage, utilities, and more.
  • Residents who have loose or spilling fuel tanks and/or other hazardous spill situations should contact the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Spill Prevention and Response hotline at 1-800-478-9300.

Please see the CBJ newsroom for the most recent information releases.