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 -- Floodwaters can be toxic. The contaminated debris of Tropical Storm Isidore and Hurricane Lili will require special handling. Disaster officials of both the Louisiana Office of Emergency Preparedness (LOEP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge owners of flood-damaged homes to keep several important facts in mind as they continue cleaning up.
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.