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In the Wake of a Storm
May 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
What We Can Do to Care for Our Trees After a Storm Hits Note to the Editor: To help communities with important and practical information about safety and tree care in the wake of a storm, the Arbor Day Foundation has developed free online resources for the media. The Storm Recovery Kit may be rev...
Tornado relief for Holt
May 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Subject: Tornado Relief This email is being sent to those associated with the Childersburg High School Baseball Program, but please feel free to forward to others interested in helping... The city of Holt, near Tuscaloosa, was one of the hardest hit areas during the outbreak of tornados last week...
Twenty shelters open for Alabama tornado survivors
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ATLANTA - People who need a place to stay after the devastating Alabama tornadoes can go to one of 20 shelters open in hard-hit areas. "Do not sleep in your car. Go to a shelter,'' said Michael F. Byrne, Federal Coordinating Officer for the federal recovery operation in Alabama. "If you need some...
Facebook page created for disaster assistance information
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ATLANTA - The Alabama Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency today announced the launch of a joint Facebook page to provide information on recovery efforts in the aftermath of the state's devastating tornadoes, including assistance tips, advice on the registration...
SIX DISASTER RECOVERY CENTERS OPEN IN FOUR ALABAMA COUNTIES
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ATLANTA - Six disaster recovery centers have opened in four Alabama counties to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by recent storms and tornadoes. The centers will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week until further notice. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Mana...
CVEC Urges Caution as Recovery Efforts Continue
May 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
TALLADEGA – Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative asks consumers and workers to take extreme caution while efforts are being made to recover and restore services. By Sunday morning, CVEC crews had only 300 consumers still remaining without power. Long hours and assistance from other cooperatives in A...
SEVEN MORE ALABAMA COUNTIES DESIGNATED FOR DISASTER ASSISTANCE
May 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
ATLANTA – Seven additional counties have been designated for disaster assistance to households and businesses as part of Alabama's federal disaster declaration, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The latest counties areAutauga, Calhoun, Elmore, Etowah, Marion, St...
COMMUNITY RELATIONS TEAMS REACHING OUT TO DISASTER SURVIVORS
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COMMUNITY RELATIONS TEAMS REACHING OUT TO DISASTER SURVIVORS ATLANTA - Community relations teams from the Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency are reaching out to survivors affected by the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding that began...
ALABAMA SURVIVORS NEED TO BE ALERT FOR FRAUD AND SCAMS
May 02, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
ATLANTA - In the aftermath of Alabama's devastating tornadoes, Alabama Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are advising those who have sustained damage to be aware of potential scams and fraud. As residents are beginning the recovery process, unscrupulous...
Margaret facing water shortage
Apr 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The water supply in the city of Margaret is reaching a critical level, and city officials anticipate outages if water consumption continues at the present rate. “The water supply has reached a level that may soon affect our ability to provide service to all homes,” said Mayor J...

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