Florida Tropical Storm Debby (DR-4068)

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August 8, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and local stores are teaming up this week 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 Hillsborough County beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8, and Pasco County beginning Friday, Aug. 10. Mitigation specialists offer suggestions on cleaning mold and mildew. They also provide information on flood insurance.
August 8, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Home Depot 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 Duval County beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8. Mitigation specialists offer suggestions on cleaning mold and mildew. They also provide information on flood insurance.
August 3, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Debby survivors should use their government grants only to meet specific disaster-related needs. Federal assistance received from the state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency must be spent for repairs or replacement of items that were damaged as a direct result of the disaster and that are not covered by insurance.
August 3, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Mold in flood-damaged homes and other structures can cause health problems if it is not eliminated. People with asthma, allergies and other breathing conditions may be more sensitive to mold, and people with immune suppression are more susceptible to infections caused by mold, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Quick action can minimize the damage caused by mold and stop its spread. Do not wait for an inspector to begin cleanup. If possible, take pictures of the damage.
August 2, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists will be providing information and advice on cleaning and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby on Saturday in Highlands County. FEMA mitigation specialists – who can explain disaster-resistant ways to repair and rebuild – will be at the Summer of Love Volkswagen Jubilee in downtown Sebring on Saturday, Aug. 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mitigation specialists offer suggestions on cleaning mold and mildew. They also provide information on flood insurance.
August 2, 2012
News Release
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the 9th Annual Kingfish Shootout are teaming up in Franklin County to provide information and advice on cleaning and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby. FEMA mitigation specialists – who can explain disaster-resistant ways to repair and rebuild –  will be at the fishing tournament at 501 St. James Ave. (U.S. 98) in Carrabelle on Aug. 4 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Aug. 5 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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