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 10, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Individuals in Escambia, Franklin, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, and Wakulla counties affected by Hurricane Dennis are eligible for disaster crisis counseling funded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency.
August 10, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians impacted by Hurricane Dennis have 28 days left to register for disaster assistance with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency. The registration deadline is Sept. 8, 2005.
August 8, 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, Aug. 10, through Monday, Aug. 15. Home Depot 414B Mary Esther Cutoff NW Ft. Walton Beach Lowe’s 1421 Tiger Park Lane Gulf Breeze Lowe’s 1201 Airport Boulevard Pensacola
August 8, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Three Panhandle Disaster Recovery Centers will close permanently at 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 12. They are: Franklin CountyMobile DRC208 Marine StreetCarrabelle, FL 32322 Santa Rosa CountyJay Community Center DRC5259 Booker LaneJa, FL 32565 Walton County DeFuniak Springs Community Center DRC 361 North 10th Street DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
August 5, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The disaster assistance registration and Helpline number is now staffed Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (EDT), and is closed on weekends, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency and the State Emergency Response Team (SERT) announced today. Homeowners, renters and business owners with damages caused by Hurricane Dennis are urged to register for assistance by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585 for those who are speech- or hearing-impaired.
August 4, 2005
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- State and federal officials announced today the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Horseshoe Beach at the City Hall, 18 5th Street. The center will open Monday, Aug. 8, and close Wednesday, Aug. 10, with hours of operation from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Another center will open in Perry at the Forest Capital Hall 4H Room, 203 Forest Park Drive. This center will operate Monday, Aug.8, through Friday, Aug. 12, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

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