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Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1687)

Incident period: March 01, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 03, 2007


April 27, 2007 - News Release

ATLANTA, Ga. -- The deadline is fast approaching for people impacted by the March 1 severe storms and tornadoes in Alabama to register for assistance. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) state that the application deadline is Wednesday, May 2.

April 17, 2007 - News Release

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- There are just two weeks remaining to register for disaster assistance for those who suffered losses due to the March 1 storms and tornadoes. Eligible homeowners, renters and businesses in the seven counties of Coffee, Dale, Dallas , Henry, Jefferson, Montgomery and Wilcox must register by May 2, according to officials of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

April 13, 2007 - News Release

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Six weeks after severe storms and tornadoes caused extensive damage warranting a presidential disaster declaration, nearly $9.5 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved for individuals and communities in seven Alabama counties. More than $8.7 million has been approved for disaster assistance to homeowners, renters and business owners, according to officials in the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 352 $1,669,966.27 $1,176,166.50 $493,799.77
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:04 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $10,437,817.83 $3,032,359.16 $7,388,636.85
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

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