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2016-11-22 19:45 - News Release

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The holiday season can be a stressful time. For individuals and families looking to rebuild from recent disasters, the approaching holiday may be especially difficult. Taking care of yourself and staying in touch with your family and friends during the holidays is an important part of maintaining your physical and mental health as you continue to recover from the Florida hurricanes. Some signs of disaster-related stress may include:

2016-11-21 18:36 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – If you suffered losses or damages due to Hurricane Hermine, the time to register for federal disaster assistance is now. With only 7 days left to apply, Florida officials along with FEMA are urging eligible residents in designated counties to apply for assistance as soon as possible. The registration deadline is Monday, Nov. 28, 2016.Floridians with disaster-related damage or loss from Hurricane Hermine may be eligible for assistance

2016-11-15 15:28 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- Survivors rebuilding their lives from Hurricane Hermine have 14 days left to register for federal disaster assistance. The storm caused widespread damage along Florida’s western coastline, and the State of Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continue to support individual and family recovery efforts.

2016-11-10 20:10 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in Wakulla County to bring information about available state and federal assistance. The deadline to register for federal disaster assistance under Hurricane Hermine is Nov. 28.The DRC will be open from Thursday Nov. 17, through Saturday Nov. 19, 2016 at the following location and times:WHERE:       Wakulla County Recreation Department

2016-11-10 16:17 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With the application deadline for Hurricane Hermine quickly approaching, a FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in Taylor County to bring information about available state and federal assistance. The deadline to register for federal disaster assistance under Hurricane Hermine is Nov. 28, 2016.The DRC will be open from Monday Nov. 14, through Wednesday Nov. 16, 2016 at the following location and times:

2016-11-09 12:47 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With the disaster assistance registration deadline for Hurricane Hermine a few weeks away, a FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is opening in Manatee County to bring information about available state and federal assistance. The DRC will be open from Thursday Nov. 10, through Saturday Nov. 12, 2016 at the following location and times:WHERE:      G.T. Bray Park

2016-11-07 18:48 - Updates

FEMA has many ways to meet survivors’ language needs.Many FEMA employees are bilingual or multilingual and can assist survivors with registration in their primary language at community meetings and at Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs).When survivors visit a DRC there is a sign with the phrase “If you do not speak English” in over 40 languages. A DRC staff member will use that sign to determine what language the survivor speaks and call for a translator to assist them.

2016-11-07 18:45 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida hurricane survivors may be eligible for FEMA assistance to help supplement insurance claims or fill unmet needs.The FEMA Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial help or direct assistance in the form of grants for both homeowners and renters. The maximum amount of assistance provided by these grants is limited, and is not intended to restore your home to pre-storm condition. These funds can be used to pay for temporary housing or emergency home repairs to make sure your residence is safe and sanitary.

2016-11-04 15:02 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FEMA is now hiring Floridians for a variety of full-time, temporary positions, to help with state recovery from hurricanes Hermine and Matthew.The Employ Florida Marketplace and FEMA are working together to hire as many as 100 local employees in the Tallahassee area for a wide range of jobs, including applicant services, environmental protection and congressional affairs.

2016-11-03 20:45 - News Release

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Homeowners who have a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy and have damages or losses from Hurricane Hermine have been granted a 30-day extension to turn in a Proof of Loss.