Florida Hurricane Ivan (DR-1551)

Incident period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 16, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 8, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians staying in mobile homes and travel trailers provided by FEMA and the State of Florida because of the 2004 hurricanes will receive additional information about living in temporary disaster housing.
April 5, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Officials of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida State Emergency Response Team (SERT) will announce the distribution of almost $27 million in Public Assistance funds to recipients in six counties by press conference call on Wednesday, April 6 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.
March 31, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA) on Thursday delivered two final Long-Term Recovery Plans, designed to help guide the recovery process in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
March 31, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Today, the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida State Emergency Response Team (SERT) announced more than $35.8 million in Public Assistance funds to several Florida cities and counties. This recent wave of funding brings the total amount of Public Assistance for Florida cities, counties and municipalities to more than $869 million.
March 30, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Approved disaster assistance for Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne has exceeded $4.82 billion in the State of Florida, and will climb higher as recovery efforts for the 2004 hurricanes proceed. Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of Homeland Security and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), reaffirmed the agency’s commitment to Florida during a town hall meeting in Port Charlotte on Monday. He stressed that FEMA will remain in Florida for as long as it takes to assist individuals in need.
March 25, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The need for face-to-face disaster assistance to last year’s hurricane victims has declined rapidly, according to officials of the U. S. Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida’s State Emergency Response Team (SERT). FEMA and SERT have provided that service through Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) at locations throughout Florida since August 2004.

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