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From:Tuesday, June 23, 2009 12:07 PM -0800
Subject:DHS&EM Daily Situation Report 09-174 for 23 Jun 09 
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Attachments:
Today’s Situation Report email contains the following attachments:

- DHS&EM Daily Situation Report 09-174 for 23 Jun 09
- Current AICC Sit Report
- Current AICC Morning Highlights
- current AICC News and Notes
- Lab_confirmed_cs_reported_to_WHO
- AK Influenza Surveillance Report_Update

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DHS&EM Operations
Operational Environment

DHS&EM continues to work with FEMA on approved federal assistance for the 09 Spring Flood. DHS&EM and FEMA have established a Joint Field Office (JFO) in Anchorage.  Joint FEMA/State field teams are deployed this week to implement FEMA Individual Assistance (IA) and Public Assistance (PA) Programs in Stevens Village, Red Devil, Fort Yukon, Aniak, Eagle Village and Eagle.

• No change of activity at Redoubt Volcano.

SECC monitors wildfires throughout the state. For details please see current AICC attachments.

• Earthquakes:
The Alaska Earthquake Information Center located three (3) moderate earthquakes that occurred within few minutes of each other yesterday.  

The first one occurred at 11:28 AM AKDT in the Cook Inlet region of Alaska. This earthquake had a preliminary magnitude of 5.4 and was located at a depth of about 33 miles. This event was felt widely in the Anchorage area and as far away as Fairbanks. No reports of this event causing damage have been received at this time.  Distance to nearby locations: 17 miles E of Skwentna and 55 miles NNW of Anchorage.

The second and third occurred at 11:55 AM with earthquake preliminary Magnitude of 5.6, located at a depth of about 4 miles and at 1:05 PM AKDT with a earthquake preliminary magnitude of 5.4, which was located at a depth of about 11 miles, respectively, in the Andreanof Islands region of Alaska. There were no reports of this event being felt or causing damage have been received at this time. Distance to nearby locations:  96 miles SW of Adak to 425 miles WSW of Nikolski.

• Significant Weather from the NWS
Nothing significant to report.  

Please see the National Weather Service for Alaska Weather Alerts located at http://www.arh.noaa.gov/hazards.php or Fire Weather at http://firewx.arh.noaa.gov/

Declared Disasters – Recovery Phase

State Disasters:
FEMA-1843-DR, Alaska; recovery efforts continues.

Community Assistance and Monitored Events

• H1N1 Flu Outbreak
State and local health officials continues to monitor the novel influenza A (H1N1) in Alaska.

2009 Alaska Laboratory Confirmed H1N1 Cases (Swine Flu)

Region
Cases
Deaths
Anchorage/Mat-Su
13
0
Gulf Coast
1
0
Interior
11
0
Northern
0
0
Southeast
11
0
Southwest
0
0
Statewide
36
0
*updated June 22, 2009 at 3:00 PM

Alaska Influenza Surveillance Report, Updated 6/18/2009 can be accessed at:  http://www.epi.hss.state.ak.us/id/influenza/influenza.jsp (see attachment)


Alaska Fire Season
The Alaska Interagency Coordination Center (AICC) Situation Report, AICC Morning Highlights and the AICC News and Notes are attached to this email and can be found on the AICC web site at http://fire.ak.blm.gov/.

• Alaska Wildfires
Alaska Interagency Coordination Center (AICC):
As of today, there have been a total of 303 fires reported with total acreage of 288,541.3.

Significant Fires:

-- Winter Trail, 2,309.0 acres, human caused.  Fire behavior increased as drying continued. Mop up continues. Reduction in size is due to more accurate GPS mapping. The fire is 80% contained.

-- Tonclonukna Creek
Tonclonukna Creek, 58,989.0 acres; caused by lightning. The fire was flown under cloudy skies. There were numerous areas of fire activity increasing acreage. The fire will remain in monitor status.

• Road Alerts Information:  can be found at http://511.Alaska.gov/ or call 511.

The Next Situation Report: will be published as of 1:00 pm, 24 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.

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Femmia R.B.
Emergency Management Specialist
428-7100 (SECC) or 428-7019 (direct)