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June 23, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — More than $100 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for survivors of the spring storms and tornadoes.
June 22, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tornado survivors not returning their loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration may be saying no to potential federal assistance. Some survivors may be counting on a future insurance settlement to cover all the costs of rebuilding. Maybe they don’t want a disaster loan or fear they can’t afford one. Or maybe they don’t know how to get help with the paperwork the SBA sent them.
June 22, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Disaster survivors will have their last chance to visit three Birmingham-area disaster recovery centers this week. The following centers will be open until 6 p.m., Saturday, June 25: St. Clair CountyGreensport Baptist Church9305 Shoal Creek RoadAshville, Ala. 35953 City of Moody Facility670 Park AvenueMoody, Ala. 35004 Walker CountyFirst Baptist Church3965 Massachusetts Ave. NorthCordova, Ala. 35550
June 22, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Disaster survivors will have their last chance to visit three Huntsville-area disaster recovery centers this week. The following centers will be open until 6 p.m., Saturday, June 25: Marshall CountyGuntersville Recreation Center1500 Sunset DriveGuntersville, Ala. 35976 Arab Recreation Center761 N. Main StreetArab, Ala. 35016 Lawrence CountyMoulton Recreation Center13550 Court StreetMoulton, Ala. 35650
June 20, 2011
News Release
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 inspection.
June 20, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — One week remains for Alabama disaster survivors to register for federal disaster assistance. Survivors must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and return their U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications by Monday, June 27, to be considered for FEMA and SBA disaster assistance.
June 18, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Churches, temples, mosques and other religious centers, as well as other private nonprofit organizations in Alabama’s storm-damaged designated counties, are eligible to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration loans to help rebuild. Applications must be received by June 27.
June 18, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, tasked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, has removed all debris in the town of Ragland and city of Southside. These are the Corps’ first debris removal missions to be completed. This marks a significant point in debris removal efforts with crews having removed 20,272 cubic yards from the two jurisdictions in about a month. The Corps has removed more than 3.3 million cubic yards of debris in Alabama following the April tornadoes.
June 16, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tornado survivors in Alabama have 10 days until the deadline to register for federal disaster assistance. Monday, June 27 is the deadline for registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and to submit your U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan application.
June 15, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Gov. Robert Bentley opened the Safer Alabama Summit Monday at the University of Alabama Bryant Conference Center in Tuscaloosa. The summit brought together local communities, state and federal agencies, nonprofits, the private sector, and the public to identify resources to make Alabama safer.

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