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From:Monday, June 1, 2009 1:19 PM -0800
Subject:DHS&EM Daily Situation Report 09-152 for June 1, 2009 
Today’s Situation Report email contains the following attachments:
- DHS&EM Daily Situation Report 09-152 for June 1, 2009
- 29 May 09 APR A-H1N1 Influenza Outbreak Situation Report .pdf

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DHS&EM Operations
Operational Environment

The SECC has deactivated its Incident Command, but the cooperative liaisons, local officials,
State agencies in conjunction with the joint DHS&EM and FEMA staff continues support and
coordinate with communities affected by Spring Flood Breakup.

Activity at Redoubt Volcano continues.

There are several wildfires burning throughout the state

• Significant Weather from the NWS
There is no significant weather at this time.

Declared Disasters – Response Phase
State Disasters:
• 2009 Spring Floods
On May 6, 2009, Governor Sarah Palin declared a disaster for the flooding event in the Interior of Alaska, including the drainages of the Yukon, Kuskokwim, Kobuk, and Susitna Rivers
On May 25, Governor Sarah Palin sent a letter to the federal government officially requesting a federal disaster declaration for the spring floods of 2009.
Several communities have been flooded or are currently experiencing flooding due to ice jams and associated high water.  Some communities, most notably Eagle and Eagle Village, have experienced significant damages from the flooding.  The SECC has been activated and ongoing response activity continues.

Community Assistance and Monitored Events
• H1N1 Flu Outbreak
The ongoing outbreak of novel influenza A (H1N1) continues to expand in the United States and internationally.  Please see the DHSS H1N1 Situation Report that has been attached to today’s Situation Report for detailed information.  On May 28, a Fairbanks woman was confirmed as Alaska’s first case of H1N1.

As of 06:00 GMT, 1 June 2009, 62 countries have officially reported 17 410 cases of influenza
A(H1N1) infection, including 115 deaths.

Alaska Fire Season
The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center (AICC) situation report has been attached to this sitrep email.  It contains current fire statistics and information on active fires.  The AICC sitrep can also be found on the AICC web site at http://fire.ak.blm.gov/ along with other wildfire-related information.

• Alaska Wildfires
Alaska Interagency Coordination Center (AICC) reports:
As of June 1, 2009, there have been a total of 195 fires reported with total acreage of 98,838.1.

Significant Fires:
- Broken Snowshoe Fire
The Broken Snowshoe fire near McGrath is active with an acreage increase to 25,757.0 acres. The
fire received moderate rains today helping with suppression efforts. Forcasted drier weather at the
end of the week may increase fire behavior potentially threatening primary residences, cultural
resources and private property. The reported change in acreage is due to better mapping. The fire
is approximately 9% contained at this time.

• Red Flag Warnings
There are no red flag warnings at this time.
Please see the National Weather Service Fire Weather site at http://firewx.arh.noaa.gov/ for the
most current fire weather information.

• Lightning Information
As of today, there were no reported strikes.

The Next Situation Report: will be published as of 1:00 pm, 2 June 2009. A significant change in the situation or the threat level will prompt an interim report. Please direct questions regarding this report to the SECC at 907-428-7100 or secc@ak-prepared.com.


Femmia R.B.