North Carolina Hurricane Ivan (DR-1553)

Incident period: September 16, 2004 to September 23, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 4, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) report that, to date, $11,501,540 has been disbursed in aid to victims of Hurricane Ivan.
November 2, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, NC -- As North Carolinians recover from the effects of both Tropical Storm Frances and Hurricane Ivan, they face the challenge of rebuilding their lives, and rebuilding their homes. While the impact of these storms is still powerful, residents may want to prepare themselves and their families, as well as their homes and businesses, for the possibility of another disaster in the future.
October 26, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Officials of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety's Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) report that, to date, $10,013,820 has been disbursed in aid to victims of Hurricane Ivan.
October 25, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- North Carolina disaster victims who lost work because of Hurricane Ivan or Tropical Storm Frances and have not yet applied for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) have only one more week to apply.
October 22, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Any attempt to file for disaster aid under false pretenses is fraud, officials warn. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management are working to identify the small percentage of disaster assistance applicants who may be trying to cash in on the misfortune of others. This is a rare occurrence during disaster recovery. However, when it does happen, FEMA has a responsibility to take action.
October 19, 2004
News Release
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Officials of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s Division of Emergency Management (CCPS-DEM) report that, to date, $8,567,652 has been disbursed in aid to victims of Hurricane Ivan.

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