Florida Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1679)
Incident period: February 1, 2007 to February 2, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 3, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 26, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Recovery officials in Florida have announced the closing of the State-FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), located at 31039 Lake Mack Road and the Laurel Recreation Center, 1985 Laurel Manor Drive, the Villages, at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 3, 2007.
February 24, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The task of rebuilding or repairing your disaster damaged home can be a daunting one, but it also presents an opportunity to reconstruct in a much safer, stronger and smarter way.
February 23, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Just three weeks after devastating tornadoes struck four Central Florida counties many victims have another reason to breathe just a little bit easier. Over the last seven days, the total of federal assistance more than doubled to exceed $13 million in approved funding for these storms and for the Feb. 8, 2007, declaration for prior Christmas storms.
February 22, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Teams of state and federal community-relations disaster specialists are making a coordinated effort to contact individuals who received Red Cross housing assistance vouchers after the Dec. 25, 2006 tornado and local flooding in Volusia County . The Feb. 8, 2007 presidential disaster declaration extended housing and other needs assistance to victims recovering from that storm.
February 22, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Recovery officials announced a new weekly schedule for the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) serving the four counties declared eligible for state-federal disaster assistance programs to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from storm-related damage or loss. All centers are now open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays) until further notice. The new weekly schedule will be in effect at centers in: DELAND: ( two) 31039 Lake Mack Road (American Legion Hall); and
February 20, 2007
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Recovery officials in Florida have announced the closing of two State-FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs), 6 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2007. The recovery centers that will close are at Atlantic Coast Baptist Church, 1212 Conrad Drive, New Smyrna Beach, and the Wal-Mart Super Center, 1699 N. Woodland Drive, Deland.