Georgia Hurricane Ivan (DR-1554)
Incident period: September 14, 2004 to October 30, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2004
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 20, 2004
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of response efforts to Hurricane Ivan, the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has four of its Disaster Medical Assistance Teams providing emergency medical treatment to victims in Florida and Alabama. The teams are part of the National Disaster Medical System, which transferred to FEMA with the creation of Homeland Security in March 2003.
September 18, 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 federal disaster aid for Georgia to help families and businesses recover from the effects of Hurricane Ivan.