Virgin Islands Flooding Rains (DR-1503)
Incident period: November 10, 2003 to November 16, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 9, 2003
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
March 5, 2004
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- The time for San Luis Obispo County residents to meet with recovery specialists about available assistance for damages resulting from the San Simeon earthquake is rapidly drawing to a close, officials of the federal and state agencies coordinating the San Simeon Earthquake recovery effort announced today. These agencies include the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
December 9, 2003
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal disaster funds for the U.S. Virgin Islands to help local governments recover from the effects of flooding rains that struck the territory last month.