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

December 28, 2004
News Release
Mobile, Ala. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today advised Alabama officials that it had granted the state’s request to extend the registration deadline an additional 60 days. The new deadline for applying for individual assistance is March 3, 2005.
December 23, 2004
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today that representatives at the toll-free registration and helpline numbers would have new operating hours starting Monday, January 3, 2005. New Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (CST) daily until further notice.
December 23, 2004
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 Daphne Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Baldwin County on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at 6:00 p.m. DRC closing: Baldwin County Daphne Recreational Center 2605 U.S. Hwy. 98 Daphne
December 20, 2004
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- As the holidays approach and thoughts turn to giving, why not consider a gift that could protect a loved one in the event of an emergency. They may not be the most exciting gifts to give but they may save a life, save property or make dealing with a disaster a little easier. The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have the following suggestions:
December 17, 2004
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) have been made aware of a scam targeting victims of Hurricane Ivan in Lamar County. A resident was asked by phone to send the caller, posing as a FEMA representative, a $250 check to process a $5,000 disaster assistance check from FEMA.
December 16, 2004
News Release
MOBILE, Ala.—Within the first 30 days after Hurricane Ivan hit Alabama, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) responded with the distribution of more than 46,000 "self-help" tarps to counties hardest hit by the storm.

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