Florida Tropical Storm Fay (DR-1785)
Incident period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 24, 2008
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
November 11, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians have learned that after natural disasters, rebuilding smarter and stronger is critical in defending against disasters such as Tropical Storm Fay. Having gone through hundreds of severe weather occurrences in past years, many Florida residents want to take advantage of prevention, preparation and mitigation tips and methods that can help them strengthen their homes and minimize future damage.
November 7, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. -- More than $24 million in disaster grants and low-interest loans has been approved for homeowners, renters and business owners who suffered damages during Tropical Storm Fay, as the Monday, Nov. 10, registration deadline for disaster assistance comes to a close.
November 6, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Monday, Nov. 10, is the final deadline for any Florida resident with disaster-related damage in the 27 designated counties hit by Tropical Storm Fay to register for Individual Assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The counties include: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Clay, Collier, Duval, Gadsden, Glades, Hendry, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Marion, Martin, Nassau, Okeechobee, Orange, Polk, Seminole, St. Lucie, Taylor, Volusia and Wakulla counties.
November 5, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Floridians who are planning to repair or rebuild their homes or businesses after flooding from Tropical Storm Fay subsides are facing many choices - and, yes, opportunities - regarding how they put the pieces of their homes and lives back together. State and federal emergency management officials are hoping that some of those choices will include proven techniques that can help reduce or prevent future storm damage.
November 4, 2008
ORLANDO ? The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in Greenville will close operations at 6 p.m., Wed., Nov. 5. The DRC is operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Response Team (SERT) with other federal, state and voluntary organizations to help those affected by Tropical Storm Fay. The DRC is located at: Greenville Women's Club 145 SW Church Ave. Greenville, FL 32331
November 3, 2008
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located in Clay and Taylor counties will close operations at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6. The DRCs are operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and State Emergency Response Team (SERT) with other federal, state and voluntary organizations to help those affected by Tropical Storm Fay. Through Thursday, the DRCs will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Clay County center is located at: Middleburg Fire Department 4003 Everett Ave. Middleburg, FL 32608