Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1687)

Incident period: March 1, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 3, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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. -- 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 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 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).
March 30, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- More than $7.4 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) as of close of business Wednesday, March 28.
March 29, 2007
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The destructive tornadoes that swept through Alabama on March 1, left behind a path of destruction - homes destroyed, trees toppled and lives disrupted. In Enterprise, residents will long remember the low-hanging clouds, the swirling winds and tangled debris that remained in the wake of the most devastating tornadoes in their recent memory.

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