Florida Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1680)

Incident period: December 25, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 8, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 26, 2007
News Release
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
News Release
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 22, 2007
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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.
February 20, 2007
News Release
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Unexpected crisis caused by disasters can leave individuals, families, and businesses devastated, making day-to-day cares of life a heavy burden. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Florida’s State Emergency Response Team (SERT) are working hard to lighten the heavy load that comes with disasters.

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