Arizona Wildfires (DR-1422)
Incident period: June 18, 2002 to July 7, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 25, 2002
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 1, 2002
Tempe, AZ -- The State of Arizona and the Federal Emergency Management Agency want individuals who are unable to work because of the recent wildfires to know they may file claims for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). DUA benefits are for those who:
June 25, 2002
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered federal disaster aid for people and communities in Arizona beset by the outbreak of uncontrolled wildfires that have been raging in the eastern part of the state since early last week.