North Carolina Hurricane Dennis (DR-1291)
Incident period: August 29, 1999 to September 11, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 9, 1999
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
November 1, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Residents of the six coastal counties battered by Hurricane Dennis who suffered uninsured damages from that storm and have not yet applied for disaster aid have only one week left to register, disaster officials announced today.
September 9, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid for North Carolina was authorized today to help families in six counties recover from the effects of Hurricane Dennis, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance this afternoon under a major disaster declaration requested by the state. The declaration covers damage to private property from Dennis that began buffeting the state's coastline on August 29.