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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).
April 11, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A denial letter from FEMA may not be the last word in disaster assistance, say officials from the State of Alabama and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "A denial letter may represent only an additional step in the process to receive aid," Gracia Szczech, federal coordinating officer for the tornado recovery, said.
April 9, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the State of Alabama have extended tax filing deadlines until April 30 for those living in the seven Alabama counties declared federal disaster areas as a result of the March 1 storms: Coffee, Dale, Dallas, Henry, Jefferson, Montgomery and Wilcox. Information regarding the IRS extension:
April 6, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- More than $7.7 million has been approved for assistance to homeowners, renters and businesses, announced officials of Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These funds come in the form of grants from state and federal programs for personal losses. Low-interest disaster loans obtained through the U.S. Small Business Administration provide money for individuals to repair and rebuild homes and for small businesses to rebuild and recover.
April 5, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Homes and businesses damaged by the March 1 tornadoes can be built back safer and stronger with mitigation funds that are part of U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans. SBA makes funds available to approved disaster loan recipients for mitigation - measures you can take to make your building more resistant to damage should the same type of disaster strike again.
April 3, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Deadlines to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) are this week. Thursday, April 5, is the deadline for Coffee County and Friday, April 6, is the deadline for Dale, Dallas, Henry, Montgomery and Wilcox counties. People who work in Jefferson County have until April 24.
April 3, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Disaster Recovery Center in Adamsville, Jefferson County, will close Thursday, April 5 at 6 p.m. The center at Midway Methodist Church, 3904 Oakwood Drive, is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Thursday. Since March 27 when the center opened, 112 people have sought information and assistance from representatives of federal and state agencies who have been staffing the center.  The U.S. Small Business Administration is helping homeowners, renters and business owners complete loan applications.
April 2, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The deadline to register for disaster assistance is May 2 for those affected by the March 1 storms in the seven counties of Coffee, Dale, Dallas, Henry, Jefferson, Montgomery and Wilcox, announced officials of the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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