Maine Hurricane Floyd (DR-1308)
Incident period: September 16, 1999 to September 19, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 18, 1999
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November 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today to help communities in five Maine counties recover from the effects of Hurricane Floyd, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued for the state because of damage to public property from the storm that spawned heavy rains, high winds and flooding over the period of September 16-19.