Louisiana Severe Winter Storm (DR-1357)
Incident period: December 11, 2000 to January 3, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 12, 2001
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March 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has made additional assistance available for the Louisiana ice storms last December by authorizing an increase in federal funding to cover the full cost for debris removal.
January 12, 2001
Major Disaster Declared For Louisiana Ice Storms; Six Parishes Designated For Aid To Local Governments
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to help communities in six northwest Louisiana parishes recover from the effects of crippling ice storms that began last month.