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 14, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolinians who have been affected by Tropical Storm Frances are encouraged to call the toll-free number for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (or TTY 1-800-462-7585) to register for disaster assistance.
September 13, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, NC - A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Haywood County on Wednesday, September 15, to speed assistance to residents affected by Tropical Storm Frances, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety (CCPS), Division of Emergency Management (NCEM). The center will be located: Town of Clyde Municipal Building 8437 Carolina Boulevard Clyde
September 13, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, NC - A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open in Buncombe County on Friday, September 17, to speed assistance to residents affected by Tropical Storm Frances, according to 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 (CCPS) Division of Emergency Management (NCEM). The center will be located: Woodfin Volunteer Fire Department 20 New Street Woodfin, North Carolina 28804
September 11, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Understanding the steps of the federal/state recovery process can help people reduce the confusion brought on by disaster, sort out the information available, and make the decisions required to begin rebuilding lives. The first step is to register for assistance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) (or TTY 1-800-462-7585) 24 hours a day., EDT, seven days a week until further notice.
September 10, 2004
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs For North Carolina Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered federal disaster aid to help meet the recovery needs of people in western North Carolina victimized by Tropical Storm Frances.
September 10, 2004
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued today for North Carolina. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:

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