News Releases for Florida Hurricane Katrina (DR-1602)

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Friday, September 8, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida policyholders of the National Flood Insurance Program received more than $860 million in payments for Hurricane Ivan claims since the storm crashed ashore, the U.S....
Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Manatee County is installing state-of-the-art hurricane shutters on facilities responsible for treating and testing the county’s water supply. The city of Leesburg, in Lake County,...
Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Mitigation is the practice of preparing for disasters before they happen by using disaster-resistant building techniques or any other sustained methods designed to reduce or...
Friday, July 21, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- In less than one year since Hurricane Wilma struck South Florida, more than $1 billion in federal Public Assistance funds has been dispersed throughout communities affected by that...
Thursday, July 13, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- As Floridians prepare themselves and their families for another hurricane season, government and nonprofit officials are urging them also to prepare to help others if a storm should...
Thursday, July 13, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Volunteers have proven indispensable in past disaster response and recovery efforts in Florida, and officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida’s State...
Friday, July 7, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. – Monday will mark one year since Hurricane Dennis struck Florida’s panhandle and offered a prelude to what would become the most active hurricane season in history. Dennis’ destruction...
Wednesday, June 21, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Disaster recovery officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Florida Long-Term Recovery Office and Florida's State Emergency Response Team (SERT) urge you to...
Monday, May 29, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida's State Emergency Response Team (SERT) urge residents to take steps to...
Friday, May 19, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- With the 2006 hurricane season less than one month away, every family should be prepared to face another season of dangerous and destructive storms. Every home should have a Disaster...
Friday, May 12, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The small business that suffers damage from a disaster, such as Hurricane Wilma, has a greater chance of returning to pre-disaster operating levels if it prepares in advance. For...
Thursday, May 4, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Imagine a hurricane has taken a sudden turn and is heading straight for your town. The forecasters and meteorologists had all said the dangerous storm would hit in another location...
Wednesday, April 26, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. ? Flooding is America's most common natural disaster. Even though hurricanes are the main cause of flooding in Florida, we must be prepared at all times. Officials from the State of...
Wednesday, April 19, 2006 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- In the six months since Hurricane Wilma hit South Florida, more than $760 million in Public Assistance funds has been dispersed throughout communities affected by that storm,...
Monday, January 9, 2006 - 00:00
Washington, DC - The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced all Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees in the FEMA hotel/motel direct bill program...
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 00:00
Atlanta, GA - Thousands of Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees throughout the Southeast who have registered for help from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 00:00
Washington, DC - The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross will soon complete the final step in transitioning oversight of the...
Thursday, October 6, 2005 - 00:00
Washington D.C. -- Evacuees who lost their jobs because of Hurricanes Katrina or Rita, and had to flee their homes, may be eligible to receive unemployment compensation where they currently reside....
Monday, October 3, 2005 - 00:00
ATLANTA, Ga. -? Evacuees from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita who are living in Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina or Kentucky and cannot return home yet can still have their homes...
Tuesday, September 20, 2005 - 00:00
Washington, D.C., -- In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the National Flood Insurance Program will modify the way it settles claims to expedite the response to those policy-holders in storm-stricken...

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