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May 28, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Alaska are in the process of approving over $400,000 in Public Assistance money to help various local and state agencies in the Kenai Peninsula Borough, recover from the winter-storm of March 6-15, 2003. Public Assistance is a cost-sharing program with FEMA paying 75% and the State of Alaska paying 25%.
May 23, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- Approximately $656,000 in recovery assistance has been approved or disbursed to individuals and business owners who sustained damages from the severe winter storm, March 6-14, said federal and state officials. President George Bush declared residents and businesses within the Municipality of Anchorage and the Kenai Peninsula and Mat-Su Boroughs eligible for federal disaster aid on April 26.
May 19, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- The federal government and the State of Alaska have written project worksheets in the City of Palmer for $31,000 to repair eligible storm-damaged public facilities and equipment. The money will also be used to defray unscheduled emergency-response costs, resulting from the severe winds and freezing temperatures during March 6-14, federal officials said.
May 16, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK -- For Anchorage and Palmer residents who wish to meet with Recovery Specialists to ask about available assistance for damages resulting from the winter storm of March 6-14, the time for visiting the Disaster Recovery Centers is getting shorter. State and federal officials have announced that both DRCs will close at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 22nd.
May 16, 2003
News Release
More than 630 people seeking help after the March 6-14 disaster have registered for assistance through FEMA's toll-free registration line: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for people who have hearing or speech impairments. FEMA has approved $311,325 for Housing Assistance, and $303,872 has been distributed.
May 9, 2003
News Release
More than 440 people seeking help after the March 6 - 14 disaster have registered for assistance through FEMA's toll-free registration line: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for people who have speech or hearing impairments. Applicants may register by telephone from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Alaska Time), seven days a week. FEMA has provided $ 212,355 for Housing Assistance.
May 9, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK - President Bush's disaster declaration of the severe winter storm that occurred March 6 through March 14, 2003 and which brought high winds and freezing temperatures, makes Federal disaster assistance available. This assistance is available to private, non-profit organizations (PNPs) in addition to the assistance available to homeowners, renters, and businesses of all sizes. This assistance can originate from either the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) or the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
May 8, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK - More than $200,000 in recovery assistance has been distributed to people who sustained damages from the severe winter storm, March 6-14, said federal and state officials. President George Bush declared residents and businesses within the Anchorage municipality and the Kenai Peninsula and Mat-Su Boroughs eligible for federal disaster aid on April 26.
May 5, 2003
News Release
Anchorage, AK - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alaska Division of Emergency Services are opening two Disaster Recovery Centers on Wednesday, May 7, in Anchorage and Palmer.

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