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December 30, 2005
JACKSON, Miss. -- Federal and state disaster officials provided the following summary of the ongoing assistance effort as of close of business Dec. 28, 2005: Attached spreadsheet reflects data...
Mississippi
December 30, 2005
JACKSON, Miss. -- The 18 Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Mississippi will maintain normal hours of operation over the New Year's weekend, federal and state officials announced today. "This...
Mississippi
December 30, 2005
JACKSON, Miss. -- On December 31, 2005 nearly half of all adults in this country will make at least one New Year’s resolution. While Mississippi continues to recover from the devastation of Hurricane...
Mississippi
December 30, 2005
JACKSON, Miss. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has coordinated a team of state and federal agencies to assist the state of Mississippi in removing...
Mississippi
December 30, 2005
MONTGOMERY, Al. -- Pre-disaster Mitigation (PDM) planning helps states and the federal government save money in the event of a disaster. Disaster mitigation is taking action, such as elevating...
Alabama
December 30, 2005
JACKSON, Miss -- Federal and state officials are urging Hurricanes Katrina and Rita victims in Mississippi to take advantage of the 60 additional days they have been given to register for federal and...
Mississippi
December 30, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) is demobilizing after delivering quality medical...
Louisiana
December 29, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Disaster officials are urging residents of disaster-designated parishes in Louisiana to take advantage of the 60 additional days they've been given to register for federal and...
Louisiana
December 29, 2005
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Only one week remains for Florida residents and business owners who sustained damage from Hurricane Wilma to apply for disaster assistance. The deadline to apply is January 5. “For...
Florida
December 29, 2005
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- An applicant for disaster assistance may receive a letter from FEMA denying their request for aid. But that letter may not be the last word. There are several easily-fixed reasons...
Alabama
December 29, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Louisiana announce the new hours of operation for Louisiana Disaster...
Louisiana
December 29, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) and the State of Louisiana’s urgent priority is providing temporary housing. The road to...
Louisiana
December 29, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- A four-step process exists for homeowners to appeal decisions regarding a claim through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Louisiana
December 29, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees now have an additional 60 days in which to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. Families are encouraged to apply...
Arkansas
December 29, 2005
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Disaster officials are urging residents of disaster-designated parishes in Louisiana to take advantage of the 60 additional days they’ve been given to register for federal and...
Louisiana
December 29, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees now have an additional 60 days in which to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. Families are encouraged to apply...
New Mexico
December 29, 2005
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Hurricane Katrina and Rita evacuees now have an additional 60 days in which to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance. Families are encouraged to apply...
Oklahoma
December 29, 2005
Montgomery, Al. -- The Alabama Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will host a fourth disaster outreach event to assist...
Alabama
December 28, 2005
JACKSON , Miss. -- As the March 11, 2006 deadline to apply for Individual Assistance through the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) nears, Mississippi...
Mississippi
December 28, 2005
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operating in South Florida will no longer be open weekends. Normal hours for the centers are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday until further...
Florida

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