News Releases for Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1466)

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Friday, June 27, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) lend a helping hand to those impacted by disasters. It is a balancing act for...
Monday, June 23, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- With less than three weeks remaining to apply for disaster recovery assistance, Alabamians who suffered property losses in this year's floods and tornadoes have received $25.5...
Thursday, June 19, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Alabama residents and business owners who suffered losses in the floods, tornadoes and hail storms that struck in May have less than one month left to register for state and federal...
Thursday, June 12, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Father's Day is Sunday. If you're still shopping for the right gift, here's a suggestion: A weather radio. This special radio broadcasts National Weather Service warnings...
Wednesday, June 11, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- There will be another storm or tornado; nature will see to that. Before that happens, there are affordable ways to reduce your risk. "The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Wednesday, June 11, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- The State of Alabama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency offer many programs to help affected residents and businesses recover in counties designated by the President as...
Monday, June 9, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Four weeks after President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for Alabama, state and federal financial assistance to help individuals, families and businesses recover from...
Thursday, June 5, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Disaster officials want to assure Alabamians who suffered damages because of May's storms that there are sufficient funds to cover eligible losses. "We want to encourage all...
Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Three weeks after President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for Alabama, state and federal financial assistance to help individuals, families and businesses recover from...
Monday, June 2, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Applicants for disaster assistance 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...
Friday, May 30, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Alabamians who have lost work as a direct result of May's severe storms, tornadoes and flooding and who do not qualify for state jobless benefits may be eligible for unemployment...
Thursday, May 29, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- A disaster information Helpline is available to Alabamians who already have applied for disaster assistance and either need more information about programs or wish to check the...
Wednesday, May 28, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Even though floods are the most common natural disaster people face, many more should consider purchasing flood insurance to protect against potential losses, federal officials said...
Tuesday, May 27, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Some Alabamians may not yet be eligible for available FEMA aid because of confusion regarding inspectors who check on damages, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials...
Monday, May 26, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- If your well or septic tank was damaged by flooding, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance to restore it to use, federal officials said today. Residents of 38...
Friday, May 23, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- More than $6 million in disaster recovery grants and disaster loans has been approved for Alabamians who suffered losses because of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding this...
Friday, May 23, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Residents of Baldwin, Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington counties today became eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance for losses suffered as a result of this...
Wednesday, May 21, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- State and federal officials today cautioned residents of Alabama's storm-affected counties to use caution when hiring contractors to clean up and repair their homes and businesses...
Tuesday, May 20, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- Thirty-two inspectors are now in the field visiting Alabamians who have registered for federal/state disaster assistance to verify their losses, Gracia Szczech, head of recovery...
Tuesday, May 20, 2003 - 00:00
Birmingham, AL -- More than $4 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved for residents of Alabama's 32 declared counties, recovery officials said today. In addition,...

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