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 19, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is continuing to send contract inspectors throughout the designated Alabama counties to examine structural damage to dwellings and other damage to personal property as a result of Hurricane Dennis. These inspectors will visit current applicants and assess the extent of damage to a home or building to determine if it's safe, sanitary and functional. They will also report on other losses or damage to personal property.
July 19, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Alabama residents who suffered damage from Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and were again damaged by Hurricane Dennis in 2005 must complete the registration process for the damages in Hurricane Dennis, according to Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Alabama Emergency Management Agency officials.
July 18, 2005
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Alabama residents recover following the damage caused by Hurricane Dennis. Most federal disaster assistance programs are designed to meet emergency needs in the form of disaster grants for immediate housing requirements and emergency repairs. These programs are meant to help people begin their recovery; they are not designed to return people’s lives to their pre-disaster conditions.
July 14, 2005
News Release
MOBILE, Ala. -- Official from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced the opening of three additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) with two in Atmore and on in Brewton on Saturday, July 16, 2005. These are in addition to the two disaster recovery centers currently open in Saraland and Bay Minette.
July 14, 2005
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Here are some tips from officials to assure quick delivery of state and federal disaster assistance to residents of Alabama’s declared counties who suffered uninsured or under- insured property losses during Hurricane Dennis.
July 14, 2005
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Alabamans who apply for federal and state aid for damages stemming from Hurricane Dennis need to document their losses. The first step in recovery following a presidentially declared disaster such as Dennis is to apply for assistance by calling the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free line, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or for speech or hearing impaired 1-800-462-7585 (TTY). Those with Internet access can register on-line at http://www.fema.gov.

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