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November 29, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Florida Division of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have approved disaster assistance totaling more than $170 million to thousands of South Florida residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that swamped the area on October 3rd and 4th.
November 29, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- South Florida residents who suffered losses in the floods that swamped the area on Oct. 3rd and 4th have only a few more days to register for most disaster assistance programs. Monday, December 4th, is the last day to file, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 18, 2000
Disaster Federal Register Notice
November 10, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Florida Division of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have approved disaster assistance totaling more than $95.3 million to thousands of South Florida residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that swamped the area on October 3rd and 4th.
November 9, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- The closing of three joint Disaster Recovery Centers on Friday, Nov. 10th does not signal the end of available disaster assistance in four South Florida counties according to state and federal recovery officials overseeing the recovery effort.
November 6, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- South Florida residents who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance as a result of the early October flooding are urged to do so, as only one month remains to apply. Monday, December 4, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 3, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- As recovery operations for the torrential rains that swamped South Florida reached the one-month milestone, figures released by federal and state officials depict the scope and scale of devastation caused by the sudden, swift flooding that inundated area neighborhoods and littered roadways with stalled vehicles.
November 1, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- Individuals who are unemployed because of the severe storms and flooding that lashed Southern Florida in early October have only 4 days to apply for disaster unemployment assistance. November 6th is the deadline for filing a disaster-related unemployment claim is for eligible residents of Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties.
October 30, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- Free legal assistance is available for South Floridians who suffered losses in the recent rains and flooding and who are unable to afford an attorney. Legal counselors can help with insurance claims for property losses and medical bills, assist in drawing up new wills and replacing deeds which may have been destroyed in the disaster. The attorneys will advise property owners on contracting for home repairs, and they can help renters in disaster-related disputes with landlords.
October 27, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- As individual applications for disaster assistance topped the 45,000 mark, nearly $38 million has been approved from state and federal programs to help four southeast Florida counties recover from losses caused by early October floods. Federal/state recovery officials report that three weeks after President Clinton declared a disaster in Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties, total funding of approved assistance continues to climb and steps toward recovery are well under way. A quick look at the numbers (COB, Thursday, Oct. 26th 6:00 P.M):

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