Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds (DR-1842)

Incident period: May 6, 2009 to May 8, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 3, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 15, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Survivors of the severe storms of May 6-8 in Autauga, Bullock, Elmore,   and Montgomery counties have until Aug. 17, 2009 to register for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Friday marks the halfway point in the 60-day registration period. Registrations cannot be accepted after the deadline.
July 13, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) managed by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will close at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 16. The center is located at the Capitol Heights Community Center, 206 Federal Drive, Montgomery, AL 36107. It was established to assist survivors of the May 6-8 storms complete their applications for low-interest disaster loans from the SBA.
July 9, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Teams of specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will offer techniques to lessen the impact of disaster-related property damages at locations in Autauga and Montgomery counties through July 16. Locations and hours are as follows: Autauga County: Lowe's, 2304 Cobb Ford Road, Prattville, AL 36107; hours:  8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through July 15; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 16.
July 8, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is getting assistance to survivors of the May 6-8 storms at the rate of more than $1 million per week, the agency said today. By the morning of July 8, $4,379,375 had been disbursed to assist the recovery efforts of Alabama residents in Autauga, Bullock, Elmore, and Montgomery counties. Federal disaster assistance became available to individuals and households less than four weeks ago, on June 19.
July 2, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), opened to help those affected by the severe storms and flooding of May 6-8, will convert to a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
July 1, 2009
News Release
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has to date distributed more than $4.1 million in housing assistance funds to help central Alabama residents affected by the severe storms and flooding of May 6-8. Officials from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and FEMA caution recipients to use their funds wisely and well.

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