News Releases for Alabama Hurricane Katrina (DR-1605)

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Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- When Operation Restoration in Huntsville opened its doors to Hurricane Katrina evacuees in September 2005, the coalition of churches, volunteers, community and social support...
Friday, June 9, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Even as the 2006 hurricane season is underway, work continues to provide assistance and services to Hurricane Katrina survivors in Alabama. As a result, the U.S. Department of...
Friday, June 9, 2006 - 00:00
SELMA, Ala. -- Framed by age-old oaks and well-kept grounds, the towering Greek revival entry is careworn yet inviting. This 1874 building in downtown Selma, Alabama is an historical landmark with a...
Tuesday, June 6, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The final federal trailer departed from Oak Mountain State Park, ending a nearly nine-month cooperative effort between the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
Thursday, June 1, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Hurricane forecasters are once again predicting an unusually active hurricane season for the United States. June 1st marks the start of the 2006 Hurricane season, and the...
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...
Friday, May 5, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- With less than one month remaining until the beginning of the 2006 Hurricane Season, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency...
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...
Monday, May 1, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Eight months have passed since Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast, triggering an unprecedented recovery effort and the most challenging housing crisis in Alabama history....
Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Al.--The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working with current residents in Zirlott Park in Mobile County to address their long-term housing...
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...
Monday, April 24, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $2.5 million for continued crisis counseling for Alabama residents affected by Hurricane Katrina. These funds will...
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,...
Tuesday, April 11, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, AL - Recent spring storms and the damage they caused serve as constant reminders of the importance of being prepared when it comes to bad weather. One of the most essential preparedness...
Wednesday, April 5, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, AL - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $976,491 for eleven counties to continue crisis counseling for Alabama residents affected by Hurricane Katrina. These...
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding a $1,030,815 grant to help the Electric Board of the City of Russellville , Alabama...
Thursday, March 30, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- There are options for applicants who have received a letter in the last 60 days stating they are not eligible for FEMA disaster aid, say officials from the U.S. Department of...
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 - 00:00
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- As Alabama residents are filing taxes this year, those who were affected by Hurricane Katrina should not be concerned that disaster assistance through the U.S. Department of...

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