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2005-03-10 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- It has been nearly six long months since Hurricane Ivan made landfall on the Gulf Coast, causing severe damage and destruction in 65 Alabama counties. Since that time, state and local governments, as well as individuals, households and businesses, have received nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars in disaster response and recovery aid from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA). $735 million in disaster assistance includes the following:

2005-03-03 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) disaster officials announced the approval of two hazard mitigation projects totaling nearly 1 million. The projects are aimed at addressing a number of hazards that would eliminate or reduce damages in future disasters. The two projects included in the program are:

2005-02-25 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala.-- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today the closing of the Tillmans Corner Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Mobile County on Thursday, Mar. 3, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. Tillmans Corner 5566 Andrews Rd. Tillmans Corner area of Mobile (In Andrews Plaza behind Century Bank) Closes: Thursday, Mar. 3 at 6:00 p.m.

2005-02-24 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- Alabamans who suffered damages from Hurricane Ivan have just seven days left to register for disaster assistance, according to state and federal officials. Homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage from the hurricane are encouraged to call the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) teleregistration number toll-free at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for the speech- or hearing-impaired. Hours of operation are from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

2005-02-18 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- Residents and businesses who suffered losses or damages as a result of Hurricane Ivan have only two weeks left to apply for disaster assistance, according to officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA). To date, more than 163,000 Alabamians have registered for assistance and made over 5100 visits to Disaster Recovery Centers. Thursday, March 3, 2005 is the deadline to apply for FEMA disaster assistance. It is also the deadline to return SBA packets.

2005-02-07 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today the closing of the Gulf Shores Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Baldwin County on Friday, Feb. 11 at 6:00 p.m. Baldwin County Community House 300 East 16th Street Gulf Shores

2005-02-04 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today new operating hours for its teleregistration and Helpline. Starting Sunday, Feb. 6 both lines will no longer open on Sundays. New hours of operation will be Mon to Sat, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. (CST) until further notice.

2005-02-01 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- Alabamians impacted by Hurricanes Ivan have 30 days to register for disaster assistance with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The registration deadline is March 3, 2005.

2005-01-25 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) announced today the closing of the Atmore Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Escambia County on Friday, Jan. 28 at 6:00 p.m. During the time it was open, 9,718 individuals affected by Hurricane Ivan visited the Atmore DRC receiving assistance with the FEMA application, housing, SBA loans and other disaster-related services. Escambia County The former Fred’s Store 120 Lindberg St. Atmore

2005-01-18 05:00 - News Release

MOBILE, Ala. -- In four months since Hurricane Ivan made landfall on the Gulf Coast, state and local governments, as well as individuals, households and businesses, have received more than one-half billion in disaster aid from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alabama Emergency Management Agency (AEMA). Total $554 million in disaster assistance includes the following: