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

May 27, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Specialists from the State Emergency Response Team and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be available over the long holiday weekend to provide disaster survivors in Jackson County with on-site registration assistance. The temporary registration intake center is now open in Marianna to help survivors affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from April 28 through May 6. The center offers a quick and convenient way for people to register with FEMA.
May 23, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Disaster recovery centers will remain open on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, to assist survivors of the recent severe storms and flooding in Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties. Operating hours of the centers are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., until further notice. Center locations are: Escambia County Brownsville Community Center 3100 W. DeSoto St.
May 23, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Florida Division of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are working together to connect survivors to a wide array of disaster services and resources. This includes crucial help for people who are experiencing disaster-related unemployment, legal issues or stress. Disaster Unemployment Assistance
May 21, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Florida survivors who sustained property damage or loss from the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding should apply for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency — even if you have insurance or believe you won’t qualify for assistance. Survivors in Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa and Walton counties are eligible to apply for disaster assistance that may include money to help pay for temporary housing, emergency home repairs or other serious disaster-related expenses.
May 21, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Additional disaster recovery centers are now open in Okaloosa and Walton counties to assist Florida Panhandle survivors affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. The disaster recovery centers will be open until 5 p.m. today, Saturday, May 17, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 18. Beginning Monday, May 19, the centers will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sundays. The centers are located at:   Okaloosa County
May 21, 2014
News Release
PENSACOLA, Fla. – Just two weeks since the May 6 major disaster declaration for severe storms, tornadoes and flooding in the Florida Panhandle, nearly $28 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help survivors and their communities recover. The following is a summary of ongoing recovery efforts by the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to date:

Pages

Main Content
State/Tribal Government: 
Back to Top