News Releases for Florida Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds (DR-1840)

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Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Although the deadline for individuals and business owners in Volusia County to register for disaster assistance has passed, the federal government continues allocating funds to...
Friday, July 17, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Since May 27 when Volusia County was designated a disaster area eligible for federal aid, 4,405 of the county's storm survivors have registered for federal disaster assistance...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Rebuilding your life, your home and your family is emotionally taxing after a disaster, but help is available. A grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is...
Friday, June 26, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- While more than $6 million in disaster assistance has already been approved for those who suffered losses from the Volusia County flooding of May 17-May 28, there are only 30...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Since Volusia County was declared a disaster area eligible for federal aid on May 27, more than 4,213 of the county's storm survivors have registered for federal disaster...
Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Flood insurance policyholders whose structures were damaged by flooding from the recent storms in northern and eastern Florida may be eligible for up to $30,000 in coverage in...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Recovery officials are urging Volusia County residents with disaster-related damage to visit one of the two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) currently operating in Volusia County...
Thursday, June 11, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Volusia County residents who are not U.S. citizens, but who are in the United States legally, may be eligible for disaster aid, according to state and federal officials....
Saturday, June 6, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Don't let the word "business" in the name U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) mislead you. For some homeowners, renters and businesses, low- interest disaster loans from the...
Friday, June 5, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Volusia County residents who have applied for federal disaster assistance should not despair if the first response they receive from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Thursday, June 4, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state of Florida have announced the expansion of federal disaster assistance to five eastern and northern Florida counties...
Wednesday, June 3, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Hurricane Season began Monday, June 1 and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) would like to remind Florida residents that anyone who lives in a community that...
Tuesday, June 2, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Don't let half-truths and rumors cause you to miss out on federal disaster assistance available to Floridians devastated by severe storms and flooding since May 17.  Here are...
Monday, June 1, 2009 - 00:00
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Less than 24 hours after President Barack Obama designated Volusia County to be a major disaster area, Community Relations teams hit the ground going door to door to help its...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Florida to...