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

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.
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. Department of 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.
March 24, 2005
News Release
» Florida Individual Assistance ORLANDO, Fla. -- Federal and state disaster assistance agencies are gaining ground with recovery efforts in the Sunshine State six months after Hurricane Jeanne - the last of the 2004 hurricanes - made landfall Sept. 25, 2004.
March 22, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The unprecedented losses caused by last season’s hurricanes underscore the importance of rebuilding in safer and stronger ways. Mitigation is the term used to describe taking action to reduce loss of life and property from future hazards and it is a priority of the agencies that aid in disaster recovery, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA), Division of Emergency Management (DEM).
March 22, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Two mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) units, operated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida’s State Emergency Response Team (SERT), will be open at the following locations beginning Monday, March 21: Santa Rosa County Santa Rosa County Health Dept. 5840 Gulf Breeze Parkway Gulf Breeze, FL 32561 (03/21/05 through 04/01/05) Monday, 03/21, noon to 6:00 p.m. Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
March 21, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The number of 2004 hurricane victims still in need of assistance being offered at a federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is rapidly declining, according to the U.S. Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). During the past six months, federal and state disaster recovery officials have provided face-to-face assistance to storm victims at 73 fixed-site DRCs and 76 mobile DRC locations throughout Florida. Many DRCs have closed as individuals continue through the recovery process and their needs are being met.

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