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

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Incident period: May 06, 2009 to May 08, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 03, 2009


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.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 1,285 $6,518,513.38 $5,960,203.15 $558,310.23
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 02:15 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $3,945,262.25 $540,831.07 $3,165,927.18
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-1842-DR (PDF 23KB)