Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds (DR-1835)

Incident period: March 25, 2009 to April 3, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 28, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 9, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Residents of Covington, Geneva and Houston counties affected by theMarch 25 - April 3 storms have only about three weeks left to register for federal disaster assistance. The deadline to register for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance isJuly 1, 2009.
June 3, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Not every Alabama resident who registered for the federal disaster assistance made available following the March 25 - April 3 storms will qualify for aid. But an appeals process can ensure those affected by the storm will receive all aid to which they are legally eligible.
June 2, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- State and federal officials announce that $2.1 million in disaster assistance has been approved for residents in Covington, Geneva and Houston counties as they recover from the March 25-April 3 storms. Recovery information as of close of business June 1 is as follows: $1,562,255 is approved to help disaster-affected Alabamians with temporary housing and home repairs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) disaster grant program.
May 30, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The registration deadline for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is July 1, 2009, for those impacted by the March 25 to April 3 storms in Covington, Geneva and Houston counties. Monday marks the halfway point in the 60-day registration period. Registrations cannot be accepted after the deadline.
May 30, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Hurricane season begins June 1 and officially runs through Nov. 30 each year. Being prepared can help save lives. Hurricane preparedness is a collective effort shared by all who are affected by disastrous storms, according to officials from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "State emergency personnel will respond quickly to the scene of a disaster," said State Coordinating Officer Brock Long. "But there is no substitute for knowing how to keep yourself, your home, business and family safe.
May 30, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation groups offer disaster resistant construction and rebuilding information at new locations in Andalusia and Dothan. Teams are available until June 14, at the following locations:

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