Florida Hurricane Ivan (DR-1551)
Incident period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 16, 2004
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 18, 2004
WASHINGTON, DC ? Two teams of medical specialists from California have been deployed to the Gulf States to assist in the response effort to Hurricane Ivan. Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed the California Disaster Medical Assistance Teams (DMAT) to assist heavily impacted communities in the area with emergency medical needs following Hurricane Ivan.
September 16, 2004
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 ordered the release of all necessary federal disaster aid resources for Florida pummeled for the third time by a hurricane in little over a month.