Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1908)

Incident period: April 24, 2010 to April 25, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 3, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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.
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.
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.
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 24, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Replacing important records scattered or damaged during the late April spring storms and tornadoes that struck three Alabama counties is an important step in recovery. The local, state and federal offices that assist with replacing documents and records are among the wide range of resources available for those recovering from the flooding. Key among those resources is the FEMA Helpline at 800-621-FEMA (3362), TTY 800-462-7585 or online at www.DisasterAssistance.gov.
May 21, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center at the Albertville Neighborhood Facility Center will close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 25. The center, located at 915 W. McKinney Ave. in Albertville, will re-open as a Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center, Wednesday, May 26. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. CDT, Monday through Friday, including Memorial Day.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-1908-DR (PDF 23KB)
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