Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, And Flooding (DR-4052)

Incident period: January 22, 2012 to January 23, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 1, 2012

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 8, 2012
News Release
PELHAM, Ala. -- According to the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Perry County has been designated for federal disaster assistance for individuals, households and businesses as part of Alabama’s federal disaster declaration for the storms and tornadoes that struck the state Jan. 22-23. Chilton and Jefferson counties were previously designated for federal assistance.
February 8, 2012
News Release
PELHAM, Ala. -- Disaster recovery centers at Center Point City Hall and Clay Community Center will have new operating hours beginning Sunday, Feb. 12. Both will be open from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, and starting Monday they will open at 8 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Centers in Clanton, Maplesville and Oak Grove are open through Saturday at 7 p.m.
February 6, 2012
News Release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency has inspectors in Chilton and Jefferson counties surveying damaged and destroyed homes and property. If you suffered damage from the Jan. 22-23 tornadoes and storms in Chilton or Jefferson counties and applied for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, you may be eligible for grants to help pay for rental housing, essential home repairs and other disaster-related expenses.
February 3, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two disaster recovery center are open in Chilton County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding on January 22-23. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. Representatives from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will be at the center to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.
February 3, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Community relations specialists from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are in Chilton and Jefferson counties reaching out to survivors affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding on Jan. 22-23. 
February 3, 2012
News Release
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Three disaster recovery centers are open in Jefferson County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding on January 22-23. Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week until further notice. Representatives from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will be at the center to explain assistance programs and help survivors apply for disaster aid.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

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