December 2, 2002
Individuals Unemployed Because Of Tornadoes May Qualify For Assistance Under Special Federal Program
Birmingham, AL -- Alabama residents who have lost work as a direct result of last month's severe storms and tornadoes and who do not qualify for state jobless benefits may be eligible for...
November 29, 2002
Birmingham, AL -- As the second week of response and recovery operations ended, more than $2.3 million in federal and state funds or loans have been received by or are on the way to Alabamians who...
November 26, 2002
Disaster Recovery Centers To Be Open Thanksgiving; Closing Soon But Helpline Will Still Be Available
Birmingham, AL -- Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Abbeville and Centre will be open to help...
November 22, 2002
Birmingham, AL -- As the first week of response and recovery operations ended, more than $1.6 million in federal and state funds or loans has been received by or are on the way to Alabamians who...
November 21, 2002
Birmingham, AL - Federal and state disaster officials issued the following tips Thursday to help residents of Alabama's 29 counties that were declared tornado disaster areas as a result of storms...
November 21, 2002
Birmingham, AL - If you live in one of the 29 Alabama counties designated as disaster areas by the President and you had damage from the recent storms and tornadoes that raked the state between Nov....
November 19, 2002
Birmingham, AL - State and federal officials are advising residents of Alabama's tornado disaster counties to use caution when hiring contractors to clean up and repair their homes and businesses....
November 16, 2002
Birmingham, AL - Three state-federal recovery information centers will open in Alabama Sunday (Nov. 17) to help families that suffered losses in the November 5-12 tornadoes learn the status of their...
November 14, 2002
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Alabama, opening the way for the use of federal...
October 9, 2002
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated the counties of Baldwin and Mobile in southwestern Alabama eligible for federal disaster funds to help...