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March 7, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians who suffered damages from last year's four hurricanes and have questions about state and federal assistance can get answers at 21 Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in the state. Those who applied to the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) before the February 28 deadline can check on the status of their applications at any DRC.
March 7, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- 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 from Monday, March 7 through Saturday, March 19, 2005 (through March 26 in Riviera Beach, FL): Brevard CountyFire AdministrationHQ/City Council Chambers300 Brunson Blvd.Cocoa FL 32922 Escambia CountyWarrington VFD 20 North Navy Blvd.Pensacola, FL 32507
March 7, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. --Flood insurance can help some Florida policyholders reduce losses from flooding in two ways.
February 28, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida's State Emergency Response Team (SERT), is now open in Greenacres to serve residents of Palm Beach County who were affected by last year's hurricanes. The unit will be operational today through Saturday, March 12. The hours of operation are weekdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to noon, Eastern Standard Time.
February 28, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Recovery from the statewide damage occurring in the 2004 hurricane season takes resources from all aspects of the communities affected and from state and federal governments. To better understand the recovery process here is a look at how groups and agencies are working to help Floridians.
February 28, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida's State Emergency Response Team (SERT), is now open in Dade City to serve residents of Pasco County who were affected by last year's hurricanes. The unit will be operational today through Saturday, March 5. The hours of operation are weekdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to noon, Eastern Standard Time.
February 26, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Just two days remain for individuals and small business owners in Florida to apply for federal assistance to replace losses from Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan or Jeanne. The deadline to register for federal disaster assistance is Monday, Feb. 28, 2005. “This is our last effort to reach out to any disaster victims who still haven’t registered,” said Craig Fugate, state coordinating officer for Florida’s State Emergency Response Team (SERT).
February 25, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians who sustained damage during the 2004 hurricane season have only three days remaining to apply for disaster assistance. Monday, Feb. 28 is the last day applications will be accepted. “Applicants will have had more than six months to apply for federal aid,” said Craig Fugate, state coordinating officer for Florida’s State Emergency Response Team (SERT). “The registration deadline has already been extended once to make sure everyone had a chance to get disaster assistance. If you have not registered, please call the toll-free number quickly.”
February 24, 2005
News Release
» Florida Individual Assistance ORLANDO, Fla. -- More than $4.2 billion has been approved for people of Florida who were affected by last year's four hurricanes - including nearly a half-billion dollars in Public Assistance funds for cities and counties.

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