Alabama Hurricane Ivan (DR-1549)

Incident period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 15, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 4, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today new operating hours for its teleregistration and Helpline. Starting Sunday, Feb. 6 both lines will no longer open on Sundays. New hours of operation will be Mon to Sat, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. (CST) until further notice.
February 1, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- Alabamians impacted by Hurricanes Ivan have 30 days to register for disaster assistance with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The registration deadline is March 3, 2005.
January 25, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today the closing of the Atmore Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Escambia County on Friday, Jan. 28 at 6:00 p.m. During the time it was open, 9,718 individuals affected by Hurricane Ivan visited the Atmore DRC receiving assistance with the FEMA application, housing, SBA loans and other disaster-related services. Escambia County The former Fred’s Store 120 Lindberg St. Atmore
January 18, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- In four months since Hurricane Ivan made landfall on the Gulf Coast, state and local governments, as well as individuals, households and businesses, have received more than one-half billion in disaster aid from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA). Total $554 million in disaster assistance includes the following:
January 15, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that all disaster assistance operations will observe regular hours on Monday, Jan. 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. FEMA’s Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Tillmans Corner and Atmore will be open to assist applicants from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Gulf Shores DRC will be open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
January 12, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) urge individuals awaiting insurance settlements to apply for disaster assistance as soon as possible. “Even though recovery is well underway for most victims of Hurricane Ivan, some people remain unaware that they may obtain disaster assistance even if they have pending insurance issues,” said FEMA’s Federal Coordinating Officer Tony Russell.

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