News and Media: Disaster 4673



Florida survivors of Hurricane Ian can learn how to salvage storm-damaged household treasures from preservation specialists in Naples.


Florida survivors of Hurricane Ian can learn how to salvage storm-damaged household treasures from preservation specialists inEnglewood.


Florida survivors of Hurricane Ian can learn how to salvage storm-damaged household treasures from preservation specialists in Bradenton.

Press Releases & Fact Sheets

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Today, FEMA announced that additional disaster assistance is available to the Seminole Tribe of Florida by authorizing an increase in the level of federal funding for debris removal and emergency protective measures undertaken as a result of Hurricane Ian, beginning Sept. 23, 2022, and continuing.
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More than $2.97 billion in federal grants, disaster loans and flood insurance payments has been provided to the state of Florida and to households after Hurricane Ian, with FEMA providing $769 million to households and $358 million to the state for emergency response. The U.S. Small Business Administration has provided $1 billion in disaster loans, while the National Flood Insurance Program has paid $793 million in claims.
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FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of South Carolina to supplement state, local and tribal recovery efforts in the areas affected by Hurricane Ian beginning Sept. 25 to Oct. 4, 2022.
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The deadline is approaching for some National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policyholders in Florida areas impacted by Hurricane Ian to renew their policies without the consequence of a lapse in coverage. NFIP Policyholders with renewal dates of Aug. 25 Through Oct. 23 need to take action.
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Today, FEMA announced that Hurricane Ian survivors who suffered damage to their property have additional time to apply for federal disaster assistance, with the application deadline extended to Jan. 12, 2023.
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Florida; FEMA-4673-DR

Report on Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) information for FEMA-4673-DR; Florida as a result of Hurricane Ian beginning on September 23, 2022, and continuing.

FEMA personnel helps survivors register for assistance
FEMA Personnel Helping Hurricane Ian Survivor Register for Assistance in Florida

FEMA personnel helps survivors register for assistance during Hurricane Ian

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Seminole County FEMA Intake Center After Hurricane Ian

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistants help Hurricane Ian survivors at a “one day only” registration intake center at the Rural Heritage Center in Geneva, Florida, Seminole County.

A FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance team member provides registration services for Hurricane Ian survivors at the Disaster Resource Center located at the Lakes Regional Library.
Disaster Resource Center located at the Lakes Regional Library

A FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance team member provides registration services for Hurricane Ian survivors at the Disaster Resource Center located at the Lakes Regional Library.

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Disaster Recovery Center in Florida

FEMA employee helps a disaster survivor register for assistance at a Disaster Recovery Center in Florida

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers install coverings on roofs, as part of the Operation Blue Roof program, to assist Hurricane Ian survivors. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission that provides homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Install Covering on Roof

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers install covering on roof, as part of the Operation Blue Roof program, to assist Hurricane Ian survivors. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission that provides homeowners in disaster areas with fiber-reinforced sheeting to cover their damaged roofs until arrangements can be made for permanent repairs

FEMA personnel helps survivors register for assistance
FEMA Personnel Helping Hurricane Ian Survivor Register for Assistance in Florida

FEMA personnel helps survivors register for assistance during Hurricane Ian

FEMA employee meets with a survivor
Seminole County FEMA Intake Center After Hurricane Ian

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistants help Hurricane Ian survivors at a “one day only” registration intake center at the Rural Heritage Center in Geneva, Florida, Seminole County.

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Red Cross for Hurricane Ian

Robert Franks (right) has spent his entire life in Florida and has survived countless hurricanes on his own. At 84 years old, he knew to seek help from the Red Cross for Hurricane Ian because he’s on oxygen and can’t be without electricity.

Boat teams one and two of FEMA Virginia Task Force 2 deploy to commence search and rescue on Palm Island.
FEMA Virginia Task Force 2 Deploy to Commence Search and Rescue

Boat teams one and two of FEMA Virginia Task Force 2 deploy to commence search and rescue on Palm Island.