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August 29, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors should turn in their low-interest disaster loan applications before the Sept. 4 deadline.Survivors are encouraged to submit their applications regardless of financial condition. A loan does not have to be accepted if one is offered. However, survivors who receive loan applications must complete and return them to be eligible for other forms of assistance, such as FEMA grants that do not have to be repaid.
August 29, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors have a week remaining to register for federal disaster assistance.Applications must be received by Tuesday, Sept. 4, to be considered for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration.
August 24, 2012
Updates
FEMA's text message program is not a substitute for 9-1-1 or other local emergency resources. But it can be a helpful tool before, during and after a disaster. By texting 43362 (4FEMA), survivors can find the nearest shelter locations and disaster recovery centers.Learn how at www.fema.gov/text-messages.
August 22, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Outreach staff of the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at a motorcycle festival in Starke, a bead and jewelry show in Jacksonville and a home improvement store in Orange Park beginning this week.The mitigation specialists will provide information on cleaning up and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby.
August 22, 2012
Updates
Before a HurricaneTo prepare for a hurricane, you should take the following measures:
August 21, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a home improvement store are teaming up this week to provide information on cleaning up and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby.FEMA mitigation specialists can answer questions at Home Depot in Hernando County from Wednesday, Aug. 22, to Sunday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Monday, Aug. 27, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The address is 4765 Commercial Way in Spring Hill.
August 21, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The disaster recovery centers in Lake City and Live Oak will become disaster loan outreach centers operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration Monday, Aug. 27, to assist Tropical Storm Debby survivors.
August 21, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – There are a number of ways for Tropical Storm Debby survivors to get help as they recover from Tropical Storm Debby.Information and assistance is available in the following ways:
August 20, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Tropical Storm Debby survivors have two weeks remaining to register for federal disaster assistance.Applications must be received by Tuesday, Sept. 4, to be considered for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration.All survivors who had storm-related damage to their home, vehicle, personal property, business or its inventory between June 23 and July 26 should register for assistance.
August 20, 2012
Updates
Survivors can still get face-to-face help at two disaster recovery centers located in Columbia and Suwannee counties. Hours are still 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Representatives from Florida's State Emergency Response Team, FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration are at the centers to answer questions, explain available disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.

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