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

May 15, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE -- Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in Marshall County to help people in Alabama build better, build stronger and build safer. An information booth is open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily at the Marvin’s Building Materials and Home Center, 5141 U.S. 431 South in Albertville where FEMA bilingual staff will provide one-on-one assistance for those interested in rebuilding their homes with better protection for their families from future disasters.
May 15, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE -- Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are in Marshall County to help people in Alabama build better, build stronger and build safer. An information booth is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 16, and then 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday at the Ace Hardware and Building Supply at 765 Old U.S. 78 in Sumiton where FEMA bilingual staff will provide one-on-one assistance for those interested in rebuilding their homes with better protection for their families from future disasters.
May 14, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  -- It has been less than two weeks since federal Major Disaster Declarations were issued for three Alabama counties struck by severe spring storms and tornadoes. In that time period more than $500,000 in disaster assistance has been approved to help with the recovery, announced officials with the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
May 14, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the late April storms and tornadoes in DeKalb, Marshall and Walker counties to complete and return their Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan applications as soon as possible. The SBA loan application process is a critical part of recovery. SBA loans are available for damages to real estate, personal property, including vehicles, and business contents.
May 14, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.  -- The Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Parrish will close at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15. The center, located at the Parrish Church of the Nazarene, 1436 New Parrish Cordova Hwy., will re-open as a Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) Monday, May 17. The center will open on the following days only:  Monday, May 17 through Wednesday, May 19. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
May 13, 2010
News Release
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A Disaster Recovery Center operated by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency in DeKalb County is open in Collinsville for those affected by the severe spring storms and tornadoes of late April. The Disaster Recovery Center is set up at the Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 4370 County Road 822, Collinsville, AL 35961. The center is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday, May 15.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-1908-DR (PDF 23KB)
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