Nevada Severe Storms and Flash Flooding (DR-1281)
Incident period: July 8, 1999 to July 16, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 20, 1999
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available for Nevada today to supplement the recovery needs of flood-stricken residents and communities in Clark County, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued for the state this afternoon. The declaration covers damage from severe storms and flash flooding that struck the area July 8-16.