Maryland Hurricane Floyd (DR-1303)

Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 20, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 24, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 27, 1999
News Release
OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Floyd, the State of Maryland and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open four Disaster Recovery Centers on Thursday, September 30. Each center will be open for three days only: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 30 through October 2. The centers will be in: Harford/Cecil Counties Darlington Volunteer Fire Dept. 2600 Castleton Rd. Darlington
September 24, 1999
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Maryland to help families and communities 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 hurricane damage to private and public property that occurred over the period of September 16-20.
September 24, 1999
News Release
TOWSON, Md. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton authorized federal disaster funds for the people of Maryland who suffered losses from Hurricane Floyd. The declaration makes federal assistance available to eligible homeowners, renters, and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the storms and flooding. Residents of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Caroline, Cecil, Charles, Harford, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, St. Mary's, and Talbot counties are eligible to apply for federal assistance.

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