North Carolina Tropical Storm Frances (DR-1546)

Incident period: September 7, 2004 to September 12, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 10, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 6, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina disaster victims who lost work because of Tropical Storm Frances and have not yet applied for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) have only one more week to apply. Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004, is the last day to file for DUA, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials for qualified citizens of Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Transylvania, Watauga and Yancey counties.
October 5, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management announce the opening of a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Henderson County beginning Friday, October 8. The mobile DRC will be available Friday, Saturday and Monday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan. The DRC is closed Sunday, October 10.
October 5, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Anyone who has been affected by Hurricane Ivan and Tropical Storm Frances, who has already registered for assistance and has questions regarding the application, is encouraged to call the toll-free Helpline number for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That telephone number is the same as the registration number: 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (or TTY 1-800-462-7585).
October 4, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management announce the opening of a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mitchell County beginning Friday, October 8. The mobile DRC will be available Friday, Saturday and Monday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan. The DRC is closed Sunday, October 10.
October 1, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management announce the opening of a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Guilford County beginning Monday, October 4. The mobile DRC will be available Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan.
October 1, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Many North Carolina victims of the severe weather that occurred from Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to register for disaster assistance and, afterwards, received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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