Delaware Tropical Storm Henri (DR-1495)

Incident period: September 15, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 23, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 4, 2003
News Release
New Castle, DE?The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free disaster numbers begin new hours effective Monday October 6, 2003.
October 3, 2003
News Release
New Castle, DE -- Families and individuals who suffered damage from tropical storm Henri and Hurricane Isabel are quickly receiving assistance from state, federal, local and voluntary agencies. These agencies are working in partnership to speed help to Delaware residents. Recovery services summary as of 6:30 a.m., Friday, October 3, 2003:
October 2, 2003
News Release
New Castle, DE -- A major health concern after flooding is the growth of molds and bacteria. Concerns relating to mold exposure, which can develop following excessive water in your home, should be addressed quickly in order to prevent illness.
October 2, 2003
News Release
New Castle, DE -- People who live near water are not the only ones who experience flooding. Floods can happen from heavy rains, levies breaking, sewage backup, sandbags moving water to other areas, and rivers moving over time, spreading for miles. Flash floods can begin and end within just a few hours, cutting a path of major destruction.
September 30, 2003
News Release
New Castle, DE -- Judy Shores said that she and a couple of other women from St. Marks United Methodist Church started out by volunteering to supply snacks for the workers and volunteers in the joint state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). The disaster recovery center, located in the church fellowship hall, opened on Thursday September 26, to victims who suffered losses as a result of tropical storm Henri and hurricane Isabel.
September 30, 2003
News Release
New Castle, DE - Residents and businesses that suffered damage from tropical storm Henri and Hurricane Isabel who have called the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration number may have received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). That number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), (TTY 1-800-462-7585).

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