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 8, 2010
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Walker County has been designated for Individual Assistance and Public Assistance as part of Alabama’s federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. This announcement brings the total number of counties designated for Individual Assistance to three. DeKalb and Marshall are the other counties previously designated for individual assistance as a result of the late April severe storms and tornadoes.
May 5, 2010
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- DeKalb County residents who sustained losses in the severe storms and tornadoes of late April still have a week to visit Disaster Recovery Centers open in Fyffe and Fort Payne.
May 4, 2010
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency opened Tuesday in DeKalb and Marshall counties for those affected by severe spring storms and tornadoes of late April. The Disaster Recovery Centers in DeKalb County are located at: DeKalb County Senior Center600 Tyler Avenue SEFort Payne, AL 35967 Fyffe Senior Center413 Graves StreetFyffe, AL 35967 The Disaster Recovery Center in Marshall County is located at:
May 3, 2010
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Alabama.Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
May 3, 2010
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Alabama to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of April 24-25, 2010. The President's action makes Federal funding available to affected individuals in DeKalb and Marshall counties.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Alabama, FEMA-1908-DR (PDF 23KB)
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