Louisiana Hurricane Lili (DR-1437)
Incident period: October 1, 2002 to October 16, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 3, 2002
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 5, 2002
Baton Rouge, LA -- State, Federal, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Louisiana residents recover from the recent flooding. Following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts for tropical storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili as of noon, Saturday, October 5, 2002. The Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will update this information on a daily basis from their Joint Information Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
October 3, 2002
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that President Bush has authorized the release of federal disaster funds and resources for people victimized by Hurricane Lili's assault on Louisiana this morning.