Florida Heavy Rains And Flooding (DR-1345)

Incident period: October 3, 2000 to October 11, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 4, 2000

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 29, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Florida Division of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have approved disaster assistance totaling more than $170 million to thousands of South Florida residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that swamped the area on October 3rd and 4th.
November 29, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- South Florida residents who suffered losses in the floods that swamped the area on Oct. 3rd and 4th have only a few more days to register for most disaster assistance programs. Monday, December 4th, is the last day to file, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 10, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Florida Division of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have approved disaster assistance totaling more than $95.3 million to thousands of South Florida residents affected by the severe storms and flooding that swamped the area on October 3rd and 4th.
November 9, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- The closing of three joint Disaster Recovery Centers on Friday, Nov. 10th does not signal the end of available disaster assistance in four South Florida counties according to state and federal recovery officials overseeing the recovery effort.
November 6, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- South Florida residents who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance as a result of the early October flooding are urged to do so, as only one month remains to apply. Monday, December 4, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
November 3, 2000
News Release
Miami, FL -- As recovery operations for the torrential rains that swamped South Florida reached the one-month milestone, figures released by federal and state officials depict the scope and scale of devastation caused by the sudden, swift flooding that inundated area neighborhoods and littered roadways with stalled vehicles.

Pages

Main Content

» State of Florida Division of Emergency Management
» Florida Heavy Rains And Flooding Photographs

Photo of two people cleaning up after a flood.Miami, FL October 15, 2000 - Americorp volunteer Derrick Higgins helps West Miami residents with their flood clean up. Photo by Kay Hickcox/Americorps News Photo.

State/Tribal Government: 
Back to Top