Federal Disaster Declared for Kansas
Posted by feww on July 21, 2015
Kansas Declared Major Disaster Area
Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding (DR-4230)
The Disaster President has declared a major disaster exists in the State of Kansas in the areas affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding during the period of May 4 to June 21, 2015.
The areas that were worst affected by the extreme weather events include the following 42 counties: Atchison, Barton, Brown, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Cowley, Doniphan, Edwards, Elk, Ellsworth, Franklin, Gray, Greenwood, Harper, Haskell, Hodgeman, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Lyon, Marion, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Miami, Morris, Nemaha, Neosho, Osage, Pottawatomie, Republic, Rice, Stevens, Sumner, Wabaunsee, and Washington.
Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected area said additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the territory and warranted by the results of further damage assessments.
This is the 26th Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4230] proclaimed for a U.S. state/territory, so far this year. Additionally, the federal government has issued five Fire Management Assistance Declarations for the year to date, as of posting.
Fire Management Assistance Declarations (2015)
 07/20/2015 California North Fire
 07/06/2015 Idaho Cape Horn Fire
 06/29/2015 Washington Sleepy Hollow Fire
 06/17/2015 Arizona Kearney River Fire
 06/16/2015 Alaska Card Street Fire
 06/15/2015 Alaska Sockeye Fire
- Federal Disaster Declared for Colorado [DR-4228] July 19, 2015
- Federal Disaster Declared for Louisiana [DR-4228] July 14, 2015
- Major Disaster Declared for Wyoming [DR-4227] July 8, 2015
- Major Disaster Declared for Arkansas [DR-4226] June 29, 2015
- Major Disaster Declared for Nebraska [DR-4225] June 26, 2015
- Major Disaster Declared for West Virginia – (WV’s 4th major disaster in 2 months) [DR-4221] May 22, 2015
- Federal Disaster Declarations
- Agricultural Disasters Index