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2004-07-02 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- To help individuals who suffered damage in Ohio’s spring flooding, disaster recovery centers will be opened in five new locations next week, it was announced today by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA).

2004-07-02 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four more Ohio counties – Athens, Delaware, Holmes and Tuscarawas – have become eligible for federal disaster assistance to help rebuild flood-damaged public property, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Aid for the counties was approved after a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster officials, said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer for the disaster recovery.

2004-07-02 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans who lost work because of the spring flooding may be able to collect Disaster Unemployment Assistance, but the deadline to apply is imminent for some, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said today.

2004-07-01 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The telephone registration lines for Ohioans who suffered damage in the May-June flooding will be closed on Sunday, July 4th, for Independence Day. The lines will then resume their schedule, being available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week.

2004-07-01 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In just four weeks since President Bush issued a federal disaster declaration for the Ohio flooding this spring, federal assistance is approaching $16 million, it was announced today by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA). At the close of business Wednesday, 7,858 housing assistance grants totaling $9,826,025 had been approved. Another 5,993 grants totaling $3,921,507 have been approved to meet other disaster-related needs.

2004-06-29 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Disaster assistance has been extended to 10 more Ohio counties to aid homeowners, renters and business owners affected by the flooding in May and June, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. Residents in twenty-one counties are now eligible for disaster assistance.

2004-06-29 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- To help individuals in the counties just declared eligible for disaster assistance, disaster recovery centers will open in four more locations this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced today. Ten new counties were declared eligible today for assistance after the flooding that occurred between May 18 and June 21.

2004-06-28 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- It happens every year. All over America, floods happen and thousands suffer major damage to their homes. And then many of the victims find out they aren't insured. In Ohio, flooding is the most likely disaster.

2004-06-28 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Local governments in 13 Ohio counties will be eligible for federal disaster assistance to help rebuild public property damaged by the flooding in the state between May 18and June 21, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The assistance was approved after a review of damage data gathered by federal and state disaster officials, said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer for the disaster recovery.

2004-06-25 04:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Federal disaster assistance for Ohio has reached more than $13 million since the June 3 Presidential disaster declaration, according to figures issued today by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA).