News Releases for Florida Hurricane Wilma (DR-1609)

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Thursday, December 22, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Only two weeks remain until the Jan. 5 deadline to apply for federal and state disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Wilma, according to the Department of Homeland Security's...
Friday, December 16, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The deadline for Florida residents affected by Hurricane Wilma to apply for federal/state disaster assistance has been extended to Thursday, January 5, say officials from the...
Wednesday, December 14, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located at NOVA Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale in Broward County, will cease operations at the close of business on Friday, Dec. 16, the...
Wednesday, December 14, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- A new Disaster Recovery Center has opened in Florida to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency...
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Even if you do not live near a river or on the coast, you may still be at risk for flood damage. Floods are the nation's most common - and costliest - natural disaster, and they are...
Tuesday, December 13, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Residents of Florida who have been impacted by Hurricane Wilma and need financial assistance should be sure to complete the loan application sent to them by the U.S. Small Business...
Thursday, December 8, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The past two record-breaking hurricane seasons have shown the importance of having up-to-the-minute weather information. As essential as a smoke detector for fires, a special...
Thursday, December 8, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla. -- With FEMA's hotel program for those displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita coming to an end, evacuees currently staying in Florida 's Panhandle are urged to take advantage of two...
Wednesday, December 7, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Many Florida residents have experienced devastation and major personal losses due to Hurricane Wilma. Mental health experts know that while physical damage may be immediately visible...
Tuesday, December 6, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla. -- If you received federal disaster assistance for flooding related to Hurricane Wilma and your property is located in an area designated by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP...
Tuesday, December 6, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla. -- Recovery officials voiced concern that word-of-mouth misinformation may discourage eligible Wilma-impacted individuals from seeking help from the Department of Homeland Security's...
Monday, December 5, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla -- Eight Florida Disaster Recovery Centers will cease operations at the close of business on Saturday, December 10, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency...
Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians in need of housing in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma can access a special, free Web site to locate available rental property in their areas.Individuals can search...
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Disaster Contractors Network (DCN) Web site is available to connect contractors and vendors offering services in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma with homeowners and business...
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Many victims of Hurricane Wilma have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) to register for disaster assistance and, afterwards, received a...
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Today and Wednesday mark the deadline for Floridians who lost income because of Hurricane Wilma to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), according to officials of the...
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla -- Two new Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Florida to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal...
Monday, November 28, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla -- Florida Disaster Recovery Centers will no longer be open on Sundays, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida...
Tuesday, November 22, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Disaster Recovery Center located in Cocoa, in Brevard County, will cease operations at the close of business on Wednesday, November 23, the Department of Homeland Security's...
Tuesday, November 22, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla. -- Flood insurance policyholders who suffered damages from flooding in the wake of Hurricane Wilma may have a number of questions about their policies. If you've filed a claim with...

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