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June 5, 2009
News Release
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) is a letter disallowing the application. A denial letter does not necessarily mean an applicant cannot receive state-federal assistance. It may simply mean FEMA did not receive all the information the agency is required by law to have before providing financial aid using public funds. In that case, an appeal that supplies the missing information may be successful.
June 4, 2009
News Release
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 for Public Assistance. This aid will pay for eligible emergency services and to repair or replace public facilities that were damaged by mid- May's severe storms, flooding, tornadoes and straight-line winds.
June 4, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice
June 3, 2009
News Release
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 participates in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) can purchase flood insurance, even if their property is not in a flood plain or area at high risk for flooding.
June 2, 2009
News Release
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 some answers that should help clarify common misconceptions about disaster assistance offered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA):
June 1, 2009
News Release
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 residents get the valuable information they need to speed recovery.
May 27, 2009
News Release
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 supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and straight-line winds beginning on May 17, 2009, and continuing.
May 27, 2009
Disaster Federal Register Notice

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