News Releases for Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1442)

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Friday, November 7, 2003 - 00:00
Atlanta, GA -- The tornadoes that ripped through 29 Alabama counties a year ago this week triggered federal assistance that now adds up to $27,514,205. A summary of assistance shows the Federal...
Wednesday, January 29, 2003 - 00:00
Washington, DC - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it will reimburse the Alabama communities of Walker County and Carbon Hill for expenses to remove debris left by...
Monday, January 6, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Next Monday, Jan. 13, 2003, is the last day for Alabama tornado victims who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance to apply for most disaster assistance programs,...
Monday, December 30, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Alabama tornado victims who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only two more weeks to apply. Jan. 13, 2003, is the last day to file applications for most...
Friday, December 13, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- In one month, more than $7.2 million in federal and state funds or loans have been received by or are on the way to Alabamians who suffered losses following storms and tornadoes...
Thursday, December 12, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL - Alabama residents who suffered losses as a result of the storms and tornadoes that struck last month but who still have serious unmet needs may find help through numerous volunteer...
Friday, December 6, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- More than $5 million in federal and state funds or loans have been received by or are on the way to Alabamians who suffered losses following storms and tornadoes that swept through...
Thursday, December 5, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- With the upcoming holidays uppermost on the minds of Alabamians, one important act should not be forgotten in the seasonal rush. Alabama residents and business owners in the 29...
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Two special programs have been activated as a result of the Nov. 14 Presidential disaster declaration in Alabama for severe storms and tornadoes, recovery officials announced today...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Alabama residents who have lost work as a direct result of last month's severe storms and tornadoes and who do not qualify for state jobless benefits may be eligible for...
Friday, November 29, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- As the second week of response and recovery operations ended, more than $2.3 million in federal and state funds or loans have been received by or are on the way to Alabamians who...
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Abbeville and Centre will be open to help...
Friday, November 22, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- As the first week of response and recovery operations ended, more than $1.6 million in federal and state funds or loans has been received by or are on the way to Alabamians who...
Thursday, November 21, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL - Federal and state disaster officials issued the following tips Thursday to help residents of Alabama's 29 counties that were declared tornado disaster areas as a result of storms...
Thursday, November 21, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL - If you live in one of the 29 Alabama counties designated as disaster areas by the President and you had damage from the recent storms and tornadoes that raked the state between Nov....
Tuesday, November 19, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL - State and federal officials are advising residents of Alabama's tornado disaster counties to use caution when hiring contractors to clean up and repair their homes and businesses....
Saturday, November 16, 2002 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL - Three state-federal recovery information centers will open in Alabama Sunday (Nov. 17) to help families that suffered losses in the November 5-12 tornadoes learn the status of their...
Thursday, November 14, 2002 - 00:00
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Alabama, opening the way for the use of federal...