THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release July 22, 1993
PRESIDENT CLINTON DECLARES MAJOR DISASTER IN KANSAS
WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Clinton today declared a major disaster exists in Kansas as a result of severe storms and flooding and ordered the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist individuals and families in a five county area. Kansas is the eighth state declared a major disaster as a result of the recent floods.
President Clinton's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals and families in Dwandotte, Leavenworth, Harvey, Douglas and Johnson counties.
For further information, please contact FEMA at 202-646- 4600.