News Releases for Florida Hurricane Wilma (DR-1609)

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Tuesday, November 22, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla -- With thousands of rental assistance checks being distributed to hurricane victims in Florida, state and federal disaster recovery officials are urging recipients to handle the money...
Friday, November 18, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Crisis counseling and mental-health referral services are being offered to Floridians affected by Hurricane Wilma through Project HOPE, funded by an immediate services grant from the...
Thursday, November 17, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla. -- The Disaster Recovery Center located in Indiantown, in Martin County, will cease operations at the close of business on Saturday, November 19, the Department of Homeland Security's...
Thursday, November 17, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- All Disaster Recovery Centers in the state of Florida will be closed on Nov. 24, 2005, for the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The centers will reopen on Friday, Nov. 25, and resume normal...
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla . -- Applicants for federal disaster assistance who have private insurance coverage and receive a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) saying they are not...
Wednesday, November 16, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides money and services to people in disaster areas when property has been damaged or...
Monday, November 14, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- New Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Deerfield Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Naples, Miami, and Lake Worth to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to...
Friday, November 11, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Volunteer lawyers from across the state of Florida are available to provide free legal assistance to citizens affected by Hurricane Wilma. To be eligible for the assistance,...
Wednesday, November 9, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians who lost income because of Hurricane Wilma may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), according to officials of the Department of Homeland Security's...
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- New Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in five Florida counties - Broward, Hendry, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie - to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane...
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Ft. Walton Beach will cease operations at the close of business on Friday, Nov. 11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Florida...
Tuesday, November 8, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging residents affected by Hurricane Wilma to be alert and report potential fraud in the aftermath of...
Saturday, November 5, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Public Assistance has been expanded to include categories C-G (reimbursement for rebuilding and/or replacing disaster-damaged public facilities such as roads, bridges, and public...
Saturday, November 5, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO , Fla. -- New Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Brevard and Collier counties to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to the Department of Homeland...
Friday, November 4, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- New Disaster Recovery Centers have opened in Miami-Dade, Broward and Okeechobee counties to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to the Department of...
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- In the ten days since President Bush declared parts of Florida a disaster area, more than $11 million in grants has been approved for Florida residents who suffered damages or...
Thursday, November 3, 2005 - 00:00
Orlando , Fla. -- One of FEMA's primary missions in Florida in response to Hurricane Wilma is to help local and state officials provide housing assistance for disaster victims who cannot live in...
Wednesday, November 2, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Another Disaster Recovery Center serving Palm Beach County has opened to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to the Department of Homeland Security’s...
Tuesday, November 1, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Disaster officials urge Florida residents to take extra precautions when returning to hurricane or flood-damaged homes, apartments or businesses to avoid accidents and injury. The...
Tuesday, November 1, 2005 - 00:00
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Two new Disaster Recovery Centers serving Palm Beach County and one serving Monroe County have opened to help residents who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma, according to the...

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