Alabama Hurricane Dennis (DR-1593)

Incident period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 10, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 25, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Al. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today the closing of Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Atmore, Brewton, Saraland and Bay Minette. The DRCs will close on Saturday, July 30. For those affected by the disaster, help continues to be available after the DRCs close. Those with questions about assistance or low-interest disaster loans can call the toll-free teleregistration number at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585.
July 25, 2005
News Release
Montgomery, Al -- The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) want to ensure a safe, secure and functional place to live for those who have been displaced by Hurricane Dennis. The Individuals and Households Program (IHP) helps renters and homeowners whose primary residences were damaged or destroyed. Types of assistance available include:
July 23, 2005
News Release
Montgomery, Al -- Victims of Hurricane Dennis, who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), should take the time to fill it out and return it promptly. This includes renters, homeowners, landlords, business owners, and non-profit organizations that have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to register for disaster assistance.
July 22, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Damage that occurs from water entering a home after a hurricane isn’t always visible in the first days after floodwaters recede. Officials of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) have issued some guidelines to assist Alabama residents in the hurricane recovery process.
July 20, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- With hundreds of disaster assistance checks being distributed to hurricane victims in Alabama, state and federal emergency officials are urging recipients to handle the money with caution and confine spending to disaster-related losses. James Russo of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the official in charge of federal recovery operations, said careless handling of assistance checks inevitably causes problems for some survivors in every disaster.
July 20, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Residents of Alabama whose homes and businesses sustained damage during Hurricane Dennis should not overlook the opportunity to get an income tax refund based on casualty losses incurred in the storm. This could mean an immediate source of badly needed cash for some storm victims. Refunds are available to qualified taxpayers in the disaster-declared counties for taxes paid on income for 2004 or 2005, whichever is most beneficial to the taxpayer.

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