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Florida Tornado (DR-1460)

Incident period: March 27, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 25, 2003

News

June 16, 2003 - News Release

Miami, FL -- Miami-Dade County residents and business owners who sustained damages because of the March 27 severe storms and tornadoes have until June 24 to register for disaster assistance, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.

June 3, 2003 - News Release

Miami, FL -- Victims of the March 27 severe storms and tornados who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if they don't want a loan, urged disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the SBA. Many of the people who call the toll-free number - 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) - and apply for assistance will receive a SBA loan application within seven to ten days of making the call.

June 2, 2003 - News Release

Miami, FL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) lends a helping hand to those impacted by disasters, such as the Miami-Dade County residents and business owners whose lives were disrupted on March 27 by a spate of tornadoes and severe storms. For the two government entities, it is a balancing act: on one hand, delivering aid - mostly financial - to those in need; on the other hand, protecting taxpayers' money.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 6,659 $14,538,920.62 $3,835,447.42 $10,703,473.20
Last Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 05:05 (Updated daily)

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