California Severe Storms, Flooding, Debris Flows, and Mudslides (DR-1577)
Incident period: December 27, 2004 to January 11, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 4, 2005
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February 4, 2005
» Federal Aid Programs For California 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 California, opening the way for the use of federal funds to help people and communities recover from the effects of a recent series of severe storms.