Florida Hurricane Jeanne (DR-1561)
Incident period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 26, 2004
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 27, 2004
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Marion County has been added to the list of counties declared eligible for federal disaster assistance for individuals and households in the aftermath of Hurricane Jeanne. The assistance, to be coordinated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), can include grants to help pay for temporary housing, home repairs and other serious disaster-related expenses. Low-interest loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration also are available to cover residential and business losses not fully compensated by insurance.
September 26, 2004
» Federal Aid Programs For Florida Hurricane Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered the release of all necessary federal disaster aid resources for Florida, lashed for an unprecedented fourth time by a hurricane in last six weeks.
September 26, 2004
» President Bush Declares Fourth Major Disaster For Florida Due To Hurricane Jeannef Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued today for Hurricane Jeanne. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
September 24, 2004
ORLANDO, Fla. -- State and federal officials announce the opening of three more Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), one in Putnam County for victims of Hurricane Frances and Jeanne, and one each in Bay and Walton counties for those affected by Hurricane Ivan. There are now 27 centers operating. The new centers opened on Monday, September 27.