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July 24, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  – A month after Tropical Storm Debby soaked Florida, more than $15 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by the storm and flooding.Almost 10,000 survivors have contacted the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help or information regarding disaster assistance. Many people are seeking housing assistance from FEMA because their primary home is unlivable or inaccessible.
July 20, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — State and federal community relations teams are working door-to-door helping Tropical Storm Debby survivors in the 22 counties designated for federal individual assistance.
July 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center is open in Nassau 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.
July 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A disaster recovery center is open in Taylor 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. through Saturday, July 21.
July 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center is open in Nassau 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.
July 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — All disaster recovery centers open in Florida to assist Tropical Storm Debby survivors will have new Sunday operating hours beginning Sunday, July 22. The centers will now open at noon and close at 6 p.m. on Sundays. Hours will remain 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.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 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit disaster recovery centers in Bradford and Clay 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 assist survivors by explaining disaster assistance programs and helping them apply for aid.
July 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit the disaster recovery center in Highlands County. 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 assist survivors by explaining disaster assistance programs and helping them apply for aid.
July 19, 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. Pinellas County is now eligible for Public Assistance, which helps pay for infrastructure damage.There are 22 counties designated for Individual Assistance. They are: Baker, Bradford, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Franklin, Gilchrist, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lafayette, Manatee, Nassau, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota, Suwannee, Taylor, Union and Wakulla.
July 19, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — While survivors finish repairs to their homes or find a new place to live, money may be available to help them pay for a clean and safe place to stay. Survivors who have been staying with friends or relatives because their homes were damaged or destroyed by Tropical Storm Debby may qualify for temporary rental assistance.Florida survivors living in a county designated for Individual Assistance may be eligible for federal disaster aid. By law, the Federal Emergency Management Agency cannot duplicate insurance benefits.

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