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August 8, 2014
ATLANTA—Ten years ago, Hurricane Charley’s arrival on the Florida shore kicked off an unusual string of four devastating hurricanes that hit the state within seven weeks. Florida was the first state...
Region IV, Florida
September 10, 2013
Attend an Open House and Learn about Flood Risks in Your CommunityATLANTA – If you live in Glades, Hendry, Okeechobee and Martin counties or incorporated municipalities you are invited to look at...
Region IV, Florida
August 2, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Florida to supplement...
Florida, Region IV
August 2, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Florida.Assistance...
Florida, Region IV
December 28, 2012
Resolve to be Ready in Florida, Commit to Emergency Preparedness in 2013! ATLANTA — This year was characterized by extremely active and devastating weather events across the country; flooding in the...
Region IV, Florida
November 7, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Local government and certain non-profit organizations in Glades County can now request reimbursement for eligible costs incurred due to Hurricane Isaac. The Federal Emergency...
Region IV, Florida
October 27, 2012
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today reached out to the governors of Connecticut, Delaware,...
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Region I, Region II, Region III, Region IV
October 25, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through our regional offices in Atlanta, Philadelphia, New York City and Boston, continues to closely monitor Hurricane Sandy located in...
Florida, Region IV
October 18, 2012
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the State of Florida to...
Florida, Region IV
October 18, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Florida. Assistance for...
Florida, Region IV
October 2, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Debby survivors who received money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency must keep their receipts or bills for three years. FEMA assistance must be used for...
Region IV, Florida
September 12, 2012
ATLANTA– After months of collaboration and the regular sharing of information resulting in preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps, officials with the incorporated and unincorporated municipalities in...
Region IV, Florida
September 7, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tropical Storm Debby survivors who need information on recovery programs still have services available to them. Those in need of assistance beyond insurance or other sources can...
Region IV, Florida
August 29, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors have only days left to register for federal disaster assistance.Applications must be received by Tuesday, Sept. 4, to be considered for disaster...
Florida, Region IV
August 29, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors should turn in their low-interest disaster loan applications before the Sept. 4 deadline.Survivors are encouraged to submit their applications...
Florida, Region IV
August 29, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors should turn in their low-interest disaster loan applications before the Sept. 4 deadline.Survivors are encouraged to submit their applications...
Florida, Region IV
August 29, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Businesses in counties affected by Tropical Storm Debby can benefit from federal disaster assistance, but the deadline for registration is nearing.Businesses of all sizes, as well...
Florida, Region IV
August 26, 2012
FEMA and Federal Partners Continue to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaac WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners, through the FEMA Regional Headquarters in...
Florida, Region IV
August 25, 2012
FEMA and Federal Partners Continue to Monitor Tropical Storm Isaac WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and its federal partners, through the FEMA Regional Headquarters in...
Florida, Region IV
August 23, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors have a week remaining to register for federal disaster assistance.Applications must be received by Tuesday, Sept. 4, to be considered for disaster...
Florida, Region IV
August 22, 2012
ATLANTA— August 24 marks 20 years since Hurricane Andrew made landfall in South Florida, devastating Homestead, Florida City and parts of Miami.When Andrew struck, the Federal Emergency Management...
Region IV, Florida
August 22, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Outreach staff of the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be at a motorcycle festival in Starke, a bead and jewelry show in Jacksonville and a home improvement store in...
Florida, Region IV
August 21, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a home improvement store are teaming up this week to provide information on cleaning up and rebuilding homes after Tropical...
Florida, Region IV
August 21, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – There are a number of ways for Tropical Storm Debby survivors to get help as they recover from Tropical Storm Debby.Information and assistance is available in the following ways:...
Florida, Region IV
August 21, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The disaster recovery centers in Lake City and Live Oak will become disaster loan outreach centers operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration Monday, Aug. 27, to assist...
Florida, Region IV
August 16, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Tropical Storm Debby survivors have two weeks remaining to register for federal disaster assistance.Applications must be received by Tuesday, Sept. 4, to be considered for disaster...
Florida, Region IV
August 15, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Suwannee County Chamber of Commerce and the Lake City/Columbia County Chamber of Commerce are teaming up this week to...
Florida, Region IV
August 15, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The disaster recovery centers in Brooksville and New Port Richey will transition to disaster loan outreach centers operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration Monday, Aug...
Region IV, Florida
August 15, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a home improvement store are teaming up this week to provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding homes...
Florida, Region IV
August 15, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and a home improvement store are teaming up this week to provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding homes...
Florida, Region IV
August 13, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Even if survivors of Tropical Storm Debby have insurance, temporary disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency may still help. Disaster assistance may be...
Region IV, Florida
August 9, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Debby survivors who have already registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency are urged to keep in touch with the agency, especially if they have been...
Region IV, Florida
August 7, 2012
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...
Region IV, Florida
August 7, 2012
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...
Region IV, Florida
August 6, 2012
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...
Region IV, Florida
August 3, 2012
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...
Region IV, Florida
August 2, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Debby disaster recovery centers in five counties will be closed on Sundays beginning Aug. 5, but will continue full service Monday through Saturday – 8 a.m. to 6 p...
Region IV, Florida
August 2, 2012
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...
Region IV, Florida
August 2, 2012
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...
Region IV, Florida
August 1, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The disaster recovery center in Jacksonville will transition to a disaster loan outreach center operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6. The...
Region IV, Florida
August 1, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The disaster recovery center in Crawfordville will transition to a disaster loan outreach center operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration at 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6. The...
Region IV, Florida
August 1, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Debby survivors can continue to get help from the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and other agencies. Survivors...
Region IV, Florida
August 1, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and a Nassau County Lowe’s are teaming up to provide information and advice on cleaning and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby....
Region IV, Florida
August 1, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  -- A disaster recovery center is open in Citrus County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. It will remain open through Wednesday, Aug. 8...
Region IV, Florida
July 31, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit disaster recovery centers in Pinellas and Sarasota counties. Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency...
Region IV, Florida
July 31, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit the disaster recovery center in Franklin County. Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency Management,...
Region IV, Florida
July 27, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.  -- More than a month after Tropical Storm Debby soaked Florida, $21 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by the storm and flooding.More than 12...
Region IV, Florida
July 26, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Mitigation specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby at community...
Region IV, Florida
July 26, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- People who receive federal disaster assistance as a result of Tropical Storm Debby will not pay additional income taxes or see any reduction in their Social Security checks or...
Region IV, Florida
July 25, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center will open in Steinhatchee at noon on Thursday, July 26. The center will be open through Saturday, July 28, to help those whose homes or businesses were...
Region IV, Florida
July 25, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Legal services are available to survivors affected by Tropical Storm Debby in the 22 counties designated for federal Individual Assistance. Survivors who can’t afford an attorney...
Region IV, Florida
July 25, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit disaster recovery centers in Baker and Nassau counties. Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency...
Region IV, Florida
July 25, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tropical Storm Debby survivors have until Saturday to visit disaster recovery centers in Hillsborough and Manatee counties.  Representatives from the Florida Division of Emergency...
Region IV, Florida
July 25, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A disaster recovery center is open in Sarasota 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...
Region IV, Florida
July 24, 2012
ATLANTA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that two grants, totaling more than $2.3 million, will be awarded to the Suwannee River and Northwest Florida Water Management...
Region IV, Florida
July 24, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Property owners planning to rebuild homes or businesses damaged by Tropical Storm Debby should consider using construction methods that will minimize damage in future storms....
Region IV, Florida
July 24, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency and home improvement stores are teaming up to provide information and advice on cleaning up and rebuilding homes after Tropical Storm Debby...
Region IV, Florida
July 23, 2012
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Tropical Storm Debby survivors in Citrus, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Polk and Sarasota counties in Florida can now apply for federal disaster assistance. What the disaster designation...
Region IV, Florida
July 11, 2012
Unincorporated Palm Beach County, Fla. earns Discount on Flood Insurance PremiumsATLANTA, Ga. -- On July 10, 2012, unincorporated Palm Beach County, Fla. was recognized at the Palm Beach County Board...
Region IV, Florida
July 11, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. -- On July 10, 2012, the town of Miami Lakes, Fla. was recognized at its regular council meeting for its active participation in the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community...
Region IV, Florida
July 10, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Disaster recovery centers are open in Clay and Franklin counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. The centers are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m....
Region IV, Florida
July 10, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two weeks after Tropical Storm Debby struck Florida, $5.3 million in state and federal aid has been approved to help those affected by the storm and flooding.Almost 3,500 survivors...
Region IV, Florida
July 6, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A disaster recovery center is open in Baker County to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. It is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week....
Region IV, Florida
July 5, 2012
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two disaster recovery centers are open in Suwannee and Wakulla counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by Tropical Storm Debby. They are open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m....
Region IV, Florida
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