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November 8, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Maryland citizens who suffered damage from Hurricane Floyd and the floods that followed have only two weeks to register for disaster assistance. Nov. 22, is the last day to file applications for disaster-assistance programs, federal and state disaster recovery officials said.
October 25, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Persons who lost work because of Hurricane Floyd in September have until November 1, 1999 to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).The deadline is for persons in the Maryland counties of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, St. Mary's, and Talbot. Persons must apply during the open application period, even if they are not certain if they qualify, and do not expect to receive benefits immediately.
October 22, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Maryland disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have 30 days remaining to register. November 22, 1999, is the last day to file applications for disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
October 20, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- More than $1 million in individual disaster assistance has been provided to victims of the severe storms and flooding caused by Hurricane Floyd, September 16 through 20, according to state and federal disaster recovery officials.
October 18, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- November 1, 1999 is the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in September, state and federal officials have announced. This deadline affects residents of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, St. Mary's, and Talbot counties. Individuals must apply during the open application period, even if they do not expect to receive benefits immediately.
October 18, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Anne Arundel County is now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to repair or replace public facilities damaged by Hurricane Floyd, September 16-20, disaster recovery officials announced today. This brings to 11 the number of counties now eligible for the Public Assistance Program: Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, St. Mary's, and Talbot. These counties were previously designated eligible for individual assistance for  homeowners, renters, and business owners.
October 14, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Federal disaster assistance programs may be available to help certain not-for-profit organizations with emergency and permanent repair work in the wake of Hurricane Floyd and the floods that followed. Eligible applicants must be tax exempt, open to the public, in use at the time of the disaster, and provide a government-type service. Examples of organizations that may be eligible for disaster assistance include volunteer fire departments, colleges, utilities, ambulance services and museums.
October 9, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Nobody can stop a flood. Nobody can erase the bad memories and financial loss. But having flood insurance can go a long way toward helping put the pieces back together. That is the message that state and federal disaster recovery officials are sending to Maryland residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd. Officials are urging homeowners and renters to purchase flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Floods are caused by many events -- hurricanes, storms, melting snow, or dam or levee failure.
October 7, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Hurricane Floyd and the floods that followed resulted in 11 Maryland counties being declared eligible for disaster assistance. Now is the time to look toward the future and work to minimize future disaster damage. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) takes a serious look at problems caused by disasters and funds projects designed to "mitigate" (minimize or eliminate) future risk and losses.
October 6, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- If you suffered damage from Hurricane Floyd and the floods that followed during September 16 to 20 and were insured, you may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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