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It’s been 6 months since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rattled southcentral Alaskans. The November 30th temblor also stressed out residents with thousands of aftershocks, creating fear and unease. Repair and recovery efforts are ongoing. What are the lessons learned? We’ll ask on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori TownsendGUESTS:

Kyle Brennan, Vice Chair, Geotechnical Advisory CommissionMichael West, State Seismologist, Geophysical Institute at Univ. Alaska FairbanksDan Nelson, Emergency Manager, Kenai Peninsula Borough Jack Heesch, External Affairs, FEMA AnchorageCasey Cook, Emergency Manager, Mat-Su Borough

The deadline to apply for federal disaster assistance from FEMA is Friday, May 31. If you need to apply for assistance you can do so through the following:

Call FEMA toll free at 1-800-621-3362Visit the U.S. disaster assistance website and register onlineVisit a local recovery center to apply with in-person assistance. In Anchorage at the University Mall (3901 Old Seward Hwy, Ste. 153); and in Eagle River at Community Covenant Church (16123 Artillery Rd.)If you previously registered for Alaska State disaster assistance, call 1-800-445-7131 for information about what to do next after filing for federal assistanceVisit FEMA’s weekly snapshot for more updates and resources


Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.SUBSCRIBE: Get Talk of Alaska updates automatically by email, RSS or podcast.
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