Tallahassee, FL -- Federal grants and loans exceeding $1.2 million have been approved and are in the process of being disbursed to victims of Tropical Storm Allison flooding that resulted in a major disaster declaration for five north Florida counties June 17.
News: Florida Tropical Storm Allison
July 11, 2001
June 29, 2001
Tallahassee, FL, June 29, 2001 -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies have been working in partnership to help north Florida residents following the recent flooding that followed in the wake of Tropical Storm Allison. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts as of June 29. Background:
June 20, 2001
Tallahassee, FL -- Disaster assistance has been expanded to include aid for three North Florida governments affected by the recent flooding caused by remnants of Tropical Storm Allison in Florida, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. This brings to nine the number of counties to receive some kind of assistance following the torrential rains of June 11 - 15.
June 17, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered federal disaster aid to help people and communities in northwestern Florida recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Allison. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the President authorized the assistance under a major disaster declaration issued following a review of the agency's analysis of the state's request for federal relief. The declaration covers damage to private and public property from the storm that occurred over the period of June 11-15.