Louisiana Tropical Storm Cindy (DR-1601)
Incident period: July 5, 2005 to July 6, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 23, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
September 3, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has deployed all 28 of its National Urban Search and Rescue teams -- 7 to Louisiana and 11 to Mississippi -- to assist in rescue efforts in heavily impacted areas. The remaining 10 have been activated and deployed to staging areas in Dallas and Houston, Texas.
August 23, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Louisiana to help communities recover from Tropical Storm Cindy.