News Releases for Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1971)

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Friday, August 12, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Temporary facilities are greeting students as the school year begins in four Alabama communities. And safe rooms to provide shelter during storms will follow soon. Alabama is a...
Monday, August 8, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – There’s a wooden model house coming to Jefferson County, and the secrets it reveals can help save your life. Nicknamed the “DAWG HAUS”, this display model was built by the Federal...
Monday, August 8, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Residents who want to make their homes and businesses more storm resistant can get advice from FEMA staff at local building supply and retail stores from Aug. 9 to Aug. 13 in...
Monday, August 8, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Residents who want to make their homes and businesses more storm resistant can get advice from FEMA staff at local building supply and retail stores from Aug. 9 to Aug. 13 in...
Monday, August 1, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – If you think the FEMA inspector did not see all of the damages to your home or property after the Alabama tornadoes, you can ask the Federal Emergency Management Agency for another...
Friday, July 29, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – More than 90 days have passed since 63 tornadoes, severe storms and straight-line winds devastated Alabama and left more than 10 million cubic yards of debris in their paths. And...
Friday, July 29, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Jefferson and St. Clair county residents who want to make their homes and businesses more storm resistant can get advice from FEMA staff at local home improvement and retail stores...
Friday, July 29, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Madison County residents who want to make their homes and businesses more storm resistant can get advice from FEMA staff at local building supply stores from Aug. 2 to Aug. 6. “...
Friday, July 29, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. „Ÿ Phil Campbell’s first long-term community recovery workshop seemed to defy the prediction of a reporter who said the city may never recover from the EF-5 tornado that ripped...
Thursday, July 28, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed its final waterway debris removal mission Monday at Lake Martin. The lake’s shores were littered with debris left in the wake of the...
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Three months after the April storms and tornadoes, 90 percent of debris has been cleared from neighborhoods and more than $140 million in individual federal disaster assistance is...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer free consultations with FEMA advisers at home improvement and hardware stores in Colbert and Marshall counties. The advisers will...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will offer free consultations with FEMA advisers at home improvement and hardware stores in Jefferson and Shelby counties. The advisers will...
Monday, July 25, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Nine communities to date have formally requested state and federal community disaster recovery assistance following the outbreak of tornadoes in Alabama. Federal Emergency...
Thursday, July 21, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Residents of Holt already knew what they wanted for their tornado-damaged community before they attended a recent workshop focusing on the area’s long-term disaster recovery. And...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Whole towns in Alabama were destroyed in April when more than 60 tornadoes ravaged the state in one day. A study by the University of Alabama found that the April 27 tornadoes...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Disaster survivors who sustained storm and tornado damages between April 15 and May 31 have only 48 hours to register for federal disaster assistance. Survivors must register for...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Disaster survivors who sustained storm and tornado damages between April 15 and May 31 have one more day to register for federal disaster assistance. About 86,000 survivors have...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Although the deadline to register for federal assistance for the April tornadoes has passed, federal, state and voluntary agencies remain active in Alabama and they urge disaster...
Monday, July 18, 2011 - 00:00
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency continues to offer free consultations with FEMA advisers at home improvement and hardware stores. They will have display tables at area...

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