South Carolina Severe Ice Storm (DR-1625)

Incident period: December 15, 2005 to December 16, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 20, 2006

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February 27, 2006
News Release
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that to date an additional $1,677,402 in federal ice storm disaster aid has been approved for government entities including special purpose districts and certain private non-profit organizations in seven upstate counties. President George W. Bush, at the request of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, signed a major disaster declaration on Jan. 20, triggering federal aid to the counties hard-hit by the Dec. 15-16, 2005 ice storm, as well as state agencies.
February 16, 2006
News Release
GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that more than $1,082,000 in federal ice storm disaster aid has been approved for government entities including special purpose districts and certain private non-profit organizations. President George W. Bush, at the request of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, signed a major disaster declaration on Jan. 20, triggering federal aid to seven counties hard-hit by the Dec. 15-16, 2005 ice storm.
January 25, 2006
News Release
GREENVILLE , S.C. -- A series of briefings has been scheduled to help communities in South Carolina 's seven storm disaster counties with requests for federal assistance in recovering from the December 15-16 ice storm damage.
January 21, 2006
News Release
WASHINGTON - Federal disaster funds have been made available for South Carolina to help communities recover from the effects of a crippling ice storm that struck the state last December, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
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