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FEMA, Flagler County to open ‘Disaster Recovery Center’ at the Fairgrounds Saturday

FEMA, Flagler County to open ‘Disaster Recovery Center’ at the Fairgrounds Saturday

October 27, 2022 – Flagler County Emergency Management has been working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which will open a "Disaster Recovery Center" on Saturday, October 29, at the Flagler County Fairgrounds, 150 Sawgrass Road, Bunnell. The "center" is a temporary facility constructed by FEMA located near the arena in the center of the fairgrounds property. Hours will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily except for the following days when it will be closed: November 4-5, and November 26. "This is great news. Having personnel available locally to assist our residents is an important part of recovery from Hurricane…
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Hurricane Ian survivors seeking FEMA help MUST apply for SBA assistance too, ‘Individual Assistance’ registration event Friday in Bunnell

Hurricane Ian survivors seeking FEMA help MUST apply for SBA assistance too, ‘Individual Assistance’ registration event Friday in Bunnell

October 12, 2022 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may refer survivors of Hurricane Ian to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) with information about how to apply for a disaster loan – including homeowners, renters, business owners, and certain nonprofits. It’s important to submit the loan application as soon as possible.   “Despite the agency name, those looking for FEMA assistance due to impacts from Hurricane Ian will also be directed to apply for an SBA loan – including homeowners and renters,” said Emergency Management Director Jonathan Lord. “You may not be able to access all available FEMA assistance…
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Hurricane Ian: Impacts on Flagler County

Hurricane Ian: Impacts on Flagler County

Hurricane Ian hit southwest Florida just barely under a category 5 hurricane. The devastion he left in his wake was catastrophic. Once Hurricane Ian made landfall the speed at which the storm as a whole moved, slowed down considerably. While this faired in Flagler County's favor for wind, it allowed more time for the rain to dump large masses of water. Rainfall totals for Flagler county varied from 7.36 inches to 14 inches. Below is a list of offical rainfall totals for different areas of Flagler County. 9.35" Bunnell 6.00" Palm Coast 9.40" Palm Coast 7.36" Flagler Beach 8.33" NW…
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