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

November 9, 2004
News Release
MOBILE, Ala.- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, under mission assignment from FEMA, announced today the removal of two million cubic yards of debris from the counties of Mobile, Escambia, Butler, Clarke and Monroe and the cities of Opp and Fort Deposit since September 21. Two million cubic yards is equivalent to 400 football fields stacked three feet high with debris.
November 8, 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 Selma Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Dallas County on Wednesday, Nov.10 at 6:00 p.m. and the Camden DRC on Friday, Nov. 12 at 6:00 p.m.
November 8, 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. The new deadline for applying for assistance is Monday, Jan. 3, 2005.
October 30, 2004
News Release
Mobile, Ala.-In the turmoil that accompanies the shock and loss of a disaster, misleading rumors, half-truths and misunderstandings about available assistance may cause some hurricane-struck residents to disqualify themselves from much-needed help. Recovery officials are voicing concern that hearsay, rumors, and misinformation in distressed neighborhoods and communities may deprive eligible individuals and households of vital aid from the State of Alabama and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 28, 2004
News Release
Mobile, Ala. -- This summer's hurricanes and accompanying severe storms and flooding have affected millions across the United States. While moving ahead in the recovery process, it is natural that individuals have questions about assistance programs and what aid may be available. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides individuals with several methods of getting important recovery information:
October 28, 2004
News Release
Mobile, Ala. -- Flood insurance helps policyholders get their lives back in order and their homes back in shape after a flood. If you were flooded by Hurricane Ivan and have flood insurance, you may be eligible for additional assistance.

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