North Carolina Hurricane Ophelia (DR-1608)
Incident period: September 11, 2005 to September 17, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 7, 2005
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October 7, 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 aid has been made available for North Carolina to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Ophelia.