December 4, 2007
Contact: Susan May
Phone: (360) 307-5870
Response continues and recovery begins
ORCHARD, WA—The rain and wind have diminished but response
For power outages and downed electrical lines: Puget Sound Energy
For immediate assistance because of displacement, isolation, or your house
is flooded: Kitsap County Department of Emergency Management, 360-307-5870
For overflowing sewers, contaminated wells, and other water or food quality
concerns: Kitsap County Health District, 8 AM – 5 PM, 360-337-5235 or
The Red Cross emergency shelters in Silverdale (Silverdale United Methodist
Church, 9982 Silverdale Way) and Belfair (Mary E. Theler Community Center,
22871 NE State Route 3), remain open. Cots and blankets are available for
people who need emergency shelter. The Red Cross advises that pets will not
be allowed. 360 377-3761
There are no county/state funds available to help individuals with disaster
related losses. If damage to homes and businesses is significant, the state
will request Federal Disaster Aid and if authorized, the funding would be
available to assist local governments and certain non-profit groups in
supplementing the state and local recovery efforts.
Kitsap County is requesting homeowners and business’s report their damage as
soon as possible.
“Report your structural damage at DEM here” or 360-307-5870.