September 17, 2004

State of Alabama
Press Release: Human Resources, Department of

DHR Begins Recovery Assistance in the Wake of Ivan

Employees of the Department of Human Resources are currently assessing statewide damage/needs of all local DHR facilities and shelters. At this point, the major impact has been to the power and communications systems at county offices.

"We are committed to restoring complete operations to all the affected county offices as soon as possible." Stated Dr. Page Walley. " State office workers are in close communication with local offices determining how to best serve people in need."

Citizens in need of emergency services should NOT go to their local DHR or Food Stamp office at this time. Please listen to your local radio and television stations for announcements on where emergency services will be provided.



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