Alabama Tropical Storm Isidore (DR-1438)
Incident period: September 23, 2002 to October 1, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 9, 2002
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October 9, 2002
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated the counties of Baldwin and Mobile in southwestern Alabama eligible for federal disaster funds to help local governments recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Isidore. FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh took the action immediately after President Bush declared a major disaster for the state as a result of damage to public property from the storm that occurred over the period of September 23 through October 1.