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July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center will open in Steinhatchee at noon on Thursday, July 26. The center will be open through Saturday, July 28, to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. 
July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center is open in Sarasota County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U.S. Small Business Administration and other agencies will be at the center to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.
July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit disaster recovery centers in Hillsborough and Manatee counties.  Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U. S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are at the centers to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.
July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit disaster recovery centers in Baker and Nassau counties. Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the U. S. Small Business Administration and other agencies are at the center to explain disaster assistance programs and help survivors apply for aid.
July 25, 2012
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July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Legal services are available to survivors affected by Tropical Storm Debby in the 22 counties designated for federal Individual Assistance. Survivors who can’t afford an attorney and who run into legal difficulties due to the storm may call the Florida Disaster Legal Services hotline at       866-550-2929 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Assistance is available in Spanish.
July 25, 2012
Updates
Property owners planning to rebuild homes or businesses damaged by Tropical Storm Debby should consider using construction methods that will minimize damage in future storms. Taking steps to reduce future damage is called hazard mitigation. 
July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and home improvement stores are teaming up to provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby. FEMA mitigation specialists – who can explain disaster-resistant ways to repair and rebuild –  will be in Highlands, Hillsborough and Polk counties beginning Wednesday, July 25. Mitigation specialists offer suggestions on cleaning mold and mildew. They also provide information on flood insurance.
July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Property owners planning to rebuild homes or businesses damaged by Tropical Storm Debby should consider using construction methods that will minimize damage in future storms. Taking steps to reduce future damage is called hazard mitigation.  The most obvious example of mitigation is elevating flood-prone properties.  Information on many mitigation procedures is available free from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
July 25, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tropical Storm Debby survivors in Citrus, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Polk and Sarasota counties in Florida can now apply for federal disaster assistance. What the disaster designation means:

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