Connecticut Tropical Storm Floyd (DR-1302)
Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 21, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 23, 1999
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September 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Connecticut to help families and businesses in Fairfield and Hartford counties recover from the effects of Tropical Storm 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 high winds, heavy rain and flooding spawned by Floyd starting September 16.