Texas Hurricane Claudette (DR-1479)
Incident period: July 15, 2003 to July 28, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 17, 2003
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July 18, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Texas, opening the way for the use of federal disaster funds to help families and businesses recover from the effects of Hurricane Claudette.