Florida Hurricane Dennis (DR-1595)

Incident period: July 7, 2005 to July 20, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 10, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 17, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- For some flooding victims of Hurricane Dennis, up to $30,000 may be available to help pay for bringing their homes and businesses into compliance with floodplain ordinances. That money, which is available to policyholders through the National Flood Insurance Program, can be used to make their home or business safe against future floods.
August 16, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Agricultural Center Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 84 Cedar Street in Crawfordville will end operations at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 19. This center will become a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Outreach Center and continue to assist homeowners, renters and business owners with their SBA low-interest disaster loan applications. Beginning Monday, Aug. 22, hours will be from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice. Applicants from Wakulla County who may still want DRC services can get continuing help in three ways:
August 15, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Panhandle Floridians beginning the process of repairing their homes damaged by Hurricane Dennis have a good friend in the Disaster Contractors Network (DCN), available to them online at www.dcnonline.org.
August 15, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Technical experts with information on how to make homes and businesses safer from disasters will be available at the following Panhandle area home improvement stores from Wednesday, August 17, through Monday, August 22. Home Depot11500 Panama City BeachPanama City Lowe's4301 West FairfieldPensacola Lowe's5500 Commonwealth Blvd.Tallahasee
August 11, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Flood insurance policyholders who suffered damages from Hurricane Dennis may have a number of questions about their policies. In an effort to provide the most up-to-date information and ease their concerns, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) officials have put together answers to the most frequently asked questions. Who do I go to first for help with questions about my NFIP policy? You should call your insurance agent or insurance company first. Does my NFIP policy cover all the buildings on my property?
August 11, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Funds continue to flow to victims of Hurricane Dennis, according to officials of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Florida State Emergency Response Team.

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