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

February 23, 2006
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency remind Alabama residents considering new construction and repairs on substantially damaged structures/buildings located in identified special flood hazard areas to consult local building officials to obtain floodplain development permits prior to starting construction.
February 22, 2006
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Six months after Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast, federal and state officials announced that disaster aid to Alabama has now topped $589.4 million in assistance, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. Individuals and households affected by Katrina have until March 11, 2006 to register for federal and state assistance.
February 21, 2006
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Assistance Outreach unit will visit Robertsdale on Thursday, February 23 through Tuesday, February 28. The unit will be closed on Sunday. It will open on Thursday at 11:00 am and will be open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily thereafter. The five-day outreach will be held at the Baldwin County Emergency Management Agency, 23100 McAuliffe Dr. in Robertsdale.
February 17, 2006
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $833,740.95 for the Dauphin Island Water and Sewer Authority to restore the water system servicing parts of the west end of Dauphin Island. The grant was awarded through FEMA’s Public Assistance (PA) program.
February 16, 2006
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Two hundred days after Hurricane Katrina battered the Gulf Coast, federal and state officials announced that disaster aid to Alabama has now topped $566.4 million in assistance, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency. The deadline for Katrina survivors to register for federal and state assistance is March 11, 2006.
February 15, 2006
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala -- A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Assistance Outreach unit will visit Mobile on Saturday, February 18 through Wednesday, February 22. The unit will be closed on Sunday. The hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm daily. The four-day outreach will be held at the Thomas Sullivan Community Center, 351 N. Catherine St., in Mobile.

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