Alabama Hurricane Katrina (DR-1605)

Incident period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 29, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 1, 2006
News Release
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 Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency urge Alabama residents to be prepared for another potential Gulf Coast disaster. There are three simple steps to making sure you and your family are ready for hurricane season: be informed, make a kit and make a plan.
May 29, 2006
News Release
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 make their homes safer. Getting a home disaster-ready is a key component for a faster recovery from a hurricane or other disaster.
May 19, 2006
News Release
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 Supply Kit. The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida's State Emergency Response Team (SERT) urge all Floridians to act now to assemble their family's emergency supplies before the start of the new hurricane season.
May 12, 2006
News Release
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 that reason, business owners should take time now to plan ahead for a disaster, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 5, 2006
News Release
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 urge Alabamians to prepare their homes and businesses for the flood risks associated with what promises to be another very active storm season. Flood insurance is a critical investment to help protect against the devastating effects of flooding, but the time to act is now; there is typically a 30-day wait before a policy takes effect.
May 4, 2006
News Release
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 several hundred miles away. But now, it is headed straight for you and your family. Fortunately, you have done everything you knew to do in preparation for an event of this nature. You have implemented mitigation techniques by reinforcing your home to survive hurricane-force winds. You purchased flood insurance to protect against water damage.

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