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 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 temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Watauga County beginning Tuesday, October 5. The DRC will be available Tuesday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. to assist residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan. Location: National Guard Armory274 Hunting Hills LaneBoone, N.C. 28607
September 30, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- The mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), which was scheduled to close today in Brevard, is available through Friday to assist residents and business owners affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan. 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 (CCPS-DEM) announced the extension through Friday, October 1.
September 30, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce that a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wilkes County will be available to assist those affected by the recent severe storms beginning Monday, October 4 through Wednesday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Disaster Recovery Center hours and location are as follows:
September 30, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce that the mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mecklenburg County will be available to assist those affected by the recent severe storms through Friday, October 1. The mobile van is available 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Friday, October 1.
September 29, 2004
News Release
Asheville, N.C. -- State and federal officials announced today that the six Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located in North Carolina, for those affected by Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan, will change hours of operations beginning Monday, October 4. The new hours will be 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The centers will be open this Sunday, October 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and then will close every Sunday beginning October 10. The DRC locations, by county, are:
September 29, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina residents have received over $4.4 million in aid since President Bush issued a disaster declaration Sept. 10 following Tropical Storm Frances.

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