Florida Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4177)

Incident period: April 28, 2014 to May 6, 2014
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 6, 2014
Crescent Lake, Fla., May 10, 2014 -- FEMA Corps members Stacy Kolcum and David Curry answer FEMA application questions of Crescent Lake residents, Bruce and Kimberly Wakefield. Kolcum and Curry are members of FEMA's Disaster Survival Assistance Team (DSAT) who were deployed to Florida following major flash flooding along parts of the Florida Panhandle.
Crescent Lake, Fla., May 10, 2014 -- FEMA Corps members Stacy Kolcum and David Curry answer FEMA application questions of Crescent Lake residents, Bruce and Kimberly Wakefield. Kolcum and Curry are members of FEMA's Disaster Survival Assistance Team (DSAT) who were deployed to Florida following major flash flooding along parts of the Florida Panhandle.
Crestview, Fla., May 17, 2014 -- FEMA Disability Integration Coordinator, Mike Houston demonstrates equipment used to assist the hearing impaired apply for disaster assistance at the Disaster Recovery Center in Crestview, Florida.
Crestview, Fla., May 17, 2014 -- FEMA Disability Integration Coordinator, Mike Houston demonstrates equipment used to assist the hearing impaired apply for disaster assistance at the Disaster Recovery Center in Crestview, Florida.
Pensacola, Fla., May 10, 2014 -- Destroyed home caused by flash flooding in the Crescent Lake neighborhood of Pensacola, Florida. Torrential rain from a pair of thunderstorm triggered major flash flooding along parts of the Florida Panhandle. Andrea Booher/FEMA
Pensacola, Fla., May 10, 2014 -- Destroyed home caused by flash flooding in the Crescent Lake neighborhood of Pensacola, Florida. Torrential rain from a pair of thunderstorm triggered major flash flooding along parts of the Florida Panhandle. Andrea Booher/FEMA

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 21, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Those affected by the spring storms and flooding will still be able to reach the Federal Emergency Management Agency for follow-up questions and will have access to other disaster services and resources after today’s registration deadline of July 21.
July 16, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Less than a week remains for storm and flood survivors in Florida to apply for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline to register is Monday, July 21. Survivors in Escambia, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties are eligible to apply for disaster assistance that may include money to help pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs or other serious disaster-related expenses.
July 3, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Sixty days after a violent storm system brought massive flooding to Northwest Florida, $66.5 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help homeowners, renters and business owners recover. Residents affected by the storms and flooding from April 28 to May 6 in Escambia, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties have until Monday, July 21, to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
July 3, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – At the request of the state of Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved a 14-day extension for storm and flood survivors to register for disaster assistance. The deadline to register is now Monday, July 21. Residents affected by the storms and flooding from April 28 to May 6 can register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or on a smartphone at m.fema.gov.  
June 23, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Just two weeks remain for storm and flood survivors in Florida to apply for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The deadline to register is Monday, July 7. Survivors in Escambia, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties are eligible to apply for disaster assistance that may include money to help pay for temporary housing, essential home repairs or other serious disaster-related expenses.
June 19, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Are you repairing or rebuilding damaged property? Have questions about flood insurance? Want to protect your property from potential loss or damage from future disasters? Federal Emergency Management Agency mitigation specialists will be available at three home improvement stores in the area to provide information on rebuilding safer and smarter.  Specialists will be available at the following Home Depot stores through noon on June 26.

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