Pennsylvania Hurricane Floyd (DR-1294)

Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 29, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 19, 1999
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Residents of seven southeastern Pennsylvania counties who suffered damage or losses as a result of Hurricane Floyd, should apply for state and federal assistance by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free at 1-800-462-9029. The counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia and York were made eligible for disaster assistance Saturday by President Clinton.
September 19, 1999
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid was made available for Pennsylvania to help families and businesses recover from the effects of Hurricane Floyd. 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 to private property from Floyd, which hit the southeastern end of the state on September 16.
September 19, 1999
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. --, September 19, 1999 - Seven counties have been made eligible for federal disaster assistance following the effects of Hurricane Floyd, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced late this afternoon. Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia and York counties have been approved for federal disaster programs including individual assistance, public assistance and hazard mitigation programs.

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