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May 28, 2003
Jackson, MS -- State of Mississippi and federal officials encourage residents of Calhoun, Clay, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Lowndes, Monroe, Pontotoc and Webster counties who suffered damage or losses...
May 28, 2003
Birmingham, AL -- Even though floods are the most common natural disaster people face, many more should consider purchasing flood insurance to protect against potential losses, federal officials said...
May 27, 2003
Jackson, MS -- State and federal disaster management officials will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Egypt on Wednesday, May 28th, to assist Mississippians who suffered losses during the...
May 27, 2003
Birmingham, AL -- Some Alabamians may not yet be eligible for available FEMA aid because of confusion regarding inspectors who check on damages, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials...
May 27, 2003
Jackson, MS -- State and federal disaster recovery officials issued these recovery assistance tips for residents of Marion and Pearl River counties who suffered uninsured or underinsured losses...
May 27, 2003
Nashville, TN -- Two mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will set up in Madison County on May 28 and 29 to extend outreach efforts to residents who suffered losses in the devastating storms...
May 27, 2003
Miami, FL -- One month after the presidential declaration of Miami-Dade County as a disaster area, local residents and business owners continue rebuilding their lives and commerce. To qualify for...
May 27, 2003
Nashville, TN -- Tennesseans who are repairing or rebuilding homes and businesses following May's tornadoes and floods will be offered ideas for making them more disaster resistant at a series of...
May 26, 2003
Birmingham, AL -- If your well or septic tank was damaged by flooding, you may be eligible for federal disaster assistance to restore it to use, federal officials said today. Residents of 38...
May 24, 2003
Nashville, TN -- People affected by the recent flooding should be on the look out for mold growth in buildings. Water from recent heavy rains can cause mold to grow on many things. Water-...
May 24, 2003
Nashville, TN -- There's more to moving back into a flooded home than replacing the carpeting, disaster officials say, including a need for serious attention to health and safety risks...
May 24, 2003
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made federal funds available to help Florida battle another outbreak of uncontrolled wildfires burning in the counties of Dixie...
May 23, 2003
Jackson, MS -- Mississippi residents and business owners who suffered losses in the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding occurring April 6th through 25th, 2003, have one month left in which to apply...
May 23, 2003
Birmingham, AL -- More than $6 million in disaster recovery grants and disaster loans has been approved for Alabamians who suffered losses because of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding this...
May 23, 2003
Birmingham, AL -- Residents of Baldwin, Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washington counties today became eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance for losses suffered as a result of this...
May 23, 2003
Nashville, TN -- All state-federal disaster recovery facilities in Tennessee will remain staffed and open through the Memorial Day holiday. These include the disaster recovery centers in Jackson,...
May 23, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid has been made available to help families and businesses in northeastern Mississippi recover from the effects of tornadoes and other extreme weather that...
May 23, 2003
Nashville, TN -- With more than $10 million in federal and state disaster assistance already approved for families affected by May's successive waves of severe storms, Tennessee counties are...
May 23, 2003
Nashville, TN -- Disaster assistance information is as near as the telephone for residents of Tennessee's 46 storm-disaster counties who are unable to visit a disaster recovery center to learn about...
May 23, 2003
Nashville, TN -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expanded the Tennessee disaster declaration Friday, making individuals and local governments and certain non-profit agencies in 23...