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Florida Severe Freeze (DR-1359)

Incident period: December 01, 2000 to January 25, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on February 05, 2001

News

February 6, 2001 - News Release

Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been authorized by President Bush for people in Florida communities left jobless because of the effects of recent winter freezes on farm crops and fisheries.

February 6, 2001 - News Release

Tallahassee, FL -- Tom McGurk, Director of Florida's Agency for Workforce Innovation, announced today that individuals who have lost jobs or businesses in designated counties due to the damaging effects from freezing weather on agricultural crops, commercial fishing, and fish farming in those areas beginning December 1, 2000 and ending January 25, 2001 may be entitled to unemployment compensation or Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) benefits.

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