Alabama Severe Storms & Flooding (DR-1362)
Incident period: February 16, 2001 to February 17, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 5, 2001
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
March 9, 2001
Clanton, AL -- Fayette County has been added to the list of Alabama counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following high winds and severe storms that raked the northern part of the state on February 16th, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. William Carwile, overseeing the federal/state recovery effort for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), made the designation for Public Assistance eligibility following a review of additional information regarding damages incurred because of the storms.
March 5, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help communities in five Alabama counties recover from the effects of severe storms that hit the state last month, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).