Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation (EM-3227)
Incident period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005
Emergency Declaration declared on September 7, 2005
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September 7, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Michael D. Brown, Department of Homeland Security’s Principal Federal Official for Hurricane Katrina response and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Washington to supplement its efforts to assist evacuees from areas struck by Hurricane Katrina.