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March 5, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS - With the March 26 application deadline three weeks away, Ohio residents affected by January's severe storms and flooding have been approved for more than $2.1 million in disaster assistance to date, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA).
March 2, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- History shows that flooding has repeatedly taken its toll on Ohio communities. Over the last ten years, two-thirds of Ohio's 88 counties have been impacted by flooding in the ten Presidentially-declared flooding disasters in the state. With spring's wet weather just around the corner, people can take steps now to lessen the impact of flooding. One of the ways to protect your home in future floods is to purchase flood insurance. This is the best means of recovery from flood damages.
February 27, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With the March 26 application deadline one month away, Ohio residents affected by January’s severe storms and flooding have been approved for more than $1.75 million in disaster assistance to date, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA).
February 23, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio residents affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides that occurred between January 3 - 30 will be eligible for various forms of tax relief that could lessen some losses, federal and state recovery officials said today.
February 17, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In just three weeks since President Bush signed a major disaster declaration for Ohio, more than $1 million in grants and low-interest loans has been approved to assist nearly 350 residents who suffered damages from the January severe storms and flooding,
February 13, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A total of $896,065 in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved for Ohioans who have applied for disaster assistance, according to figures released today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA).
February 13, 2004
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 11, 2004
Disaster Federal Register Notice
February 9, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In the days and first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation. According to state and federal disaster recovery officials, the best way to avoid that problem is to call and find out for yourself just what kind of assistance is available.
February 9, 2004
News Release
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It may be snowing outside now, but if your home was flooded it could be harboring mold. Disaster recovery and health officials warn that victims of January flooding should clean flood-damaged homes thoroughly now to avoid possible health problems from mold and mildew in the warmer months ahead. "Mold is a significant problem after flooding and proper cleanup is critical to ensure it doesn't affect your or your family's health," Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director J. Nick Baird, M.D. said.

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