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June 16, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Since a line of severe storms and tornadoes swept through parts of Alabama in late April, officials from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have worked to assist victims of DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties – all designated federal disaster areas. As of June 15, that effort has resulted in more than $4 million in approved federal funding to help individuals, families and businesses repair and restore their lives and property.
June 16, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Friday, July 2, is the deadline for people in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties who sustained damage from the late April severe storms and tornadoes to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance. Registration is required before assistance can be awarded.
June 11, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials have an important message for homeowners, renters and business owners in the three Alabama counties declared disaster areas due to the late April severe storms and tornadoes: Complete your U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application – Discarding it could be like throwing away money! Disaster assistance is available to eligible residents in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties.
June 9, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Friday, July 2, is the deadline for people in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties who sustained damage from the late April severe storms and tornadoes to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance. Registration is required before assistance can be awarded.
June 8, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Individuals and businesses damaged by the late April storms and tornadoes in DeKalb, Marshall, and Walker counties are urged to stay in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). People who registered with FEMA can ask questions about the status of their case and update changes in address and phone numbers by calling 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585. Phone lines are open every day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. CST.
June 4, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Just as every home should have a smoke alarm, every home should have an emergency supply kit packed and ready. And being prepared doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. While emergency preparedness is ongoing at the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), it's also an individual responsibility. The AEMA web site – www.EMA.Alabama.gov – includes an emergency kit checklist and other preparedness tips.
June 2, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) in Albertville is scheduled to close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 4. The center, located at the Albertville Recreation Center, 915 W. McKinney Ave. in Albertville, opened May 26 to assist applicants in Marshall, DeKalb and Walker Counties with the SBA disaster loan registration. Business hours will remain 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT through Friday.
June 2, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  -- The deadline to apply for federal grants and low-interest disaster recovery loans related to the late April severe storms and tornadoes in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties is midnight July 2. Disaster recovery officials with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency urge those who sustained disaster-related losses to register for federal aid, even if they are unsure of their eligibility.
May 25, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Md. -- Funcionarios de la Agencia de Manejo de Emergencias de Alabama (Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA, por sus siglas en inglés)) y de la Agencia de Manejo de Emergencias Federales (Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés)) anunciaron que se han aprobado más de $1 millón de dólares en asistencia para el desastre para ayudar con la recuperación de las severas tormentas y tornados que devastaron tres condados de Alabama a finales de abril.
May 25, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Disasters are disruptive, creating challenges that continue long after the initial cleanup. People in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that struck the state in late April may find they are still struggling with a loss of income or disaster-related legal problems. The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with other state agencies and private organizations to help people deal with such complications caused directly by the declared disaster.

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