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

Incident period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 28, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 7, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Tornado survivors can get answers on how to plan and accomplish their permanent housing goals at the Housing and Recovery Expo in DeKalb County Saturday, July 9.
July 7, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Two Huntsville-area Disaster Recovery Centers will transition Monday, July 11, to Disaster Loan Outreach Centers to continue serving survivors of the spring storms and tornadoes.
July 6, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Survivors who want help filling out U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications are urged to attend a Disaster Information Workshop where trained volunteers are available to assist them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Relations teams are reaching out to survivors in areas reporting the fewest number of loan application returns.
July 2, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Survivors who need help filling out U.S. Small Business Administration loan applications are urged to attend a Disaster Information Workshop where trained volunteers are available to assist them. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Relations teams are reaching out to survivors in areas reporting the fewest number of loan application returns through these workshops.
July 1, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In about half an hour, survivors of the recent tornadoes in Alabama can make a big difference in their recovery by applying for a low-interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The process isn’t hard at all. By returning the SBA loan application, homeowners may be eligible for up to $200,000 to repair or replace their storm-damaged home. Homeowners and renters may be eligible for up to $40,000 for replacement of personal property.
June 30, 2011
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — All Alabama Disaster Recovery Centers will be closed Monday, July 4, in honor of the Fourth of July holiday. Centers will reopen Tuesday, July 5, at 7:30 a.m. The following are the nine centers in Alabama: Cullman County                                    Madison CountyCullman Civic Center                               Monrovia Church of Christ510 5th St. Southwest                             595 Nance RoadCullman, Ala. 35055                                Madison, Ala. 35757

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