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

September 28, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Federal disaster aid for individuals affected by Tropical Storm Frances has been extended to include Alleghany, Ashe and Wilkes counties, announced officials with 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).
September 28, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- State and federal officials announce that a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mecklenburg County is available to assist those affected by the severe storms experienced from Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan. The mobile van opens at noon Tuesday, September 28. On Wednesday, September 29, hours will be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Saturday, October 2. Disaster Recovery Center hours and location are as follows:
September 27, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Five Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located in North Carolina, for those affected by Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan, will temporarily suspend operations until Tropical Storm Jeanne, presently tracking through North Carolina, moves through the state. North Carolina’s DRCs will close today, September 27, at 2 p.m. The locations, by county, are: Buncombe County Woodfin Volunteer Fire Department 20 New Street Woodfin, NC
September 26, 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 (CCPS-DEM) announce the location of a temporary Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Avery County to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Frances or Hurricane Ivan.
September 25, 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 (CCPS-DEM) announce the location of a mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Transylvania County to assist those affected by Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan. The FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery van will be located in the parking lot behind the sheriff’s office and available Tuesday, September 28 through Thursday, September 30.
September 25, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Anson and Ashe counties are now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to repair or replace public facilities damaged by Tropical Storm Frances, officials with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and North Carolina’s Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) announced today.

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