South Carolina Tropical Storm Frances (DR-1566)

Incident period: September 6, 2004 to October 11, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 7, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 8, 2004
News Release
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- To assist those in South Carolina who suffered damage from the multiple storms that began with Hurricane Frances on September 6, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD) are opening Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Darlington, Florence and Marlboro Counties. The centers provide a location where people are able to talk face-to-face with recovery specialists from local, state and federal agencies.
October 7, 2004
News Release
» President Declares Major Disaster To Aid South Carolina Recovery From Tropical Storm Frances Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush’s major disaster declaration issued for Tropical Storm Frances. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
October 7, 2004
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs For South Carolina Disaster Recovery 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 declared a major disaster for South Carolina, opening the way for the use of federal disaster funds to help people recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Frances.

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