tornado victims

FEMA Disaster Assistance Also Available for Renters

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Misinformation is causing some tornado victims not to apply — for the disaster recovery assistance that they need. FEMA officials want to dispel the misconception that the organization only provides assistance to homeowners. “It is not only homeowners. Renters can come here to apply, ” said FEMA spokesman Issa Mansaray. “If you are impacted by…

FEMA & SBA Open Disaster Recovery Centers in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Two disaster recovery centers have opened up in Selma to try and help January 12th tornado victims — get back on their feet. The Small Business Administration — Business Recovery Center is located at Gospel Tabernacle Church on 2300 Summerfield Road. The SBA provides low-interest loans — to assist any business — non-profit — homeowner…

Signs of Progress Beginning to Show in Selma Recovery

From West Alabama Newsroom– People in Selma are beginning to see — the start of some progress — as the process of cleaning up after the recent tornado continues. As city streets reopen to thru-traffic — the full extent of the devastation caused by the tornado — is becoming more apparent. “As of today, we have the majority of all…