South Carolina Hurricane Floyd (DR-1299)

Incident period: September 14, 1999 to September 30, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 21, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 28, 1999
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Flood victims in disaster-declared South Carolina counties who are returning to their homes are strongly urged by FEMA and SCEPD officials to clean up their residences as soon as they can. All flood-damaged items should be immediately removed for health and sanitation reasons regardless of whether or not a FEMA inspector has visited.
September 24, 1999
News Release
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Today, the Federal Emergency management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center for residents of Charleston County. The center is located on the first floor of the BellSouth Building at 385 Meeting Street.
September 24, 1999
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Community relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) and local emergency management directors to reach out to people affected by Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding.
September 23, 1999
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Officials of the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced a schedule of meetings to assist representatives of local governments and qualified private non-profit agencies in applying for disaster assistance made available under President Clinton's disaster declarations. The briefing schedule is as follows:
September 23, 1999
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) are opening four Disaster Recovery Centers this week in Charleston, Georgetown and Horry counties. These centers are designed for people who have already applied for assistance by calling FEMA's toll-free registration number.
September 22, 1999
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those individuals in Horry, Georgetown and Charleston Counties affected by the high winds and flooding caused by Hurricane Floyd. Residents and small business owners in these counties who suffered damage or loss as a result of the hurricane are urged to apply for assistance.

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