Florida Hurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie (DR-1539)

Incident period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 13, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 10, 2005
News Release
» Florida Individual Assistance County Data (42KB)» Florida Hurricane Disasters Total Public AssistanceORLANDO, Fla. -- As Florida and the Gulf Coast states brace for Arlene, this year’s first named storm, and look back 10 months after Hurricane Charley, the long-term recovery continues for the unprecedented four hurricanes of 2004 that impacted Florida.
June 6, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- As the 2005 hurricane season officially gets under way, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Division of Emergency Management today announced a joint Long-Term Recovery Office in Orlando that will remain focused on those affected by the 2004 hurricane season.
June 3, 2005
News Release
»  Florida Individual Assistance County Data (42KB)ORLANDO, Fla. -- As Floridians face the start of a new hurricane season, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the agencies united under the State Emergency Response Team move into a long-term recovery mode and continue working on the aftermath of 2004's storms.Federal disaster assistance to Florida to date totals more than $5.3 billion.
May 25, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida county and local government officials applying for federal funding for emergency work and infrastructure-repair projects can track the progress of their projects by going online. Last fall, the Florida Department of Community Affairs created www.floridapa.org to help local officials track their Public Assistance grants for the four 2004 hurricane disasters.
May 24, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Adults expect children to react in a variety of ways after a disaster. What they don’t expect is a whole classroom bursting into tears at the mere sound of rain or a group of puppets called “Heroes of the Storm” coming to their rescue. The 20-minute puppet show was developed by Project HOPE (Helping Our People in Emergencies), a statewide program that offers post-disaster crisis counseling, community outreach, public education, and referral services.


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