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Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey
As a consequence of Hurricane Sandy in the State of New Jersey
November 1, 2012
Hurricane Sandy in New York
As a consequence of Hurricane Sandy in the State of New York
October 31, 2012 (renewed January 25, 2013)
Missouri Tornadoes
Consequences of the severe storms and tornadoes that affected the State of Missouri
May 23, 2011 (renewed on August 19, 2011, November 18, 2012, and February 15, 2012)
Red River Flooding
Consequence of flooding in the State of North Dakota
April 8, 2011
Hurricane Lee
Public Health Emergency Declared as a consequence of remnants of Tropical Storm Lee in the State of New York.
September 24, 2011
North Dakota Flooding
Flooding in North Dakota
March 18th, 2010 – (retroactive to February 26, 2010)
2009 (H1N1) influenza
Confirmed cases of swine influenza A in California, Texas, Kansas, and New York
April 26, 2009 (nationwide), renewed July 24, 2009, because the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak remained a worldwide public health threat.  The declaration expired on June 23, 2010. There were renewals on March 22, 2010, December 28, 2009, July 24, 2009, and April 26, 2009)
North Dakota & Minnesota Severe flooding
Severe storms and flooding in North Dakota Severe storms and flooding in Minnesota

March 25, 2009 (for North Dakota, retroactive to March 13, 2009)

March 27, 2009 (for Minnesota, retroactive to March 16, 2009)

56th Presidential Inauguration
The 56th Presidential Inauguration and the emergency actions being undertaken by the District of Columbia in support of that event
January 16, 2009 (effective from January 17-21, 2009)
Hurricane Ike
Hurricane Ike and its impact on Texas

September 11, 2008 (for Texas, retroactive to September 7, 2008)

September 13, 2008 (for Louisiana, retroactive to September 7, 2008)

Hurricane Gustav
Hurricane Gustav and its impact on Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and Alabama

August 31, 2008 (for Louisiana and Texas, retroactive to August 27, 2008)

August 31, 2008 (for Mississippi, retroactive to August 28, 2008)

August 31, 2008 (for Alabama, retroactive to August 29, 2008)

Iowa & Indiana Severe flooding
Severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding in Iowa Severe storms, tand flooding in Indiana

June 14, 2008 (for Iowa, retroactive to May 25, 2008)

June 14, 2008 (for Indiana, retroactive to June 6, 2008)

Hurricane Dean in Texas
Hurricane Dean in Texas
August 19, 2007 (retroactive to August 18, 2007), terminated on August 23, 2007 because Hurricane Dean did not striking Texas and the risk of the storm having a substantial impact on the state was reduced
Hurricane Rita
Hurricane Rita and its impact on Louisiana and Texas
September 23, 2005 (retroactive to September 20, 2005)
Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina and its impact on Florida,
Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi

Hurricane Katrina and the evacuation of residents of certain affected areas to Texas

Hurricane Katrina and the evacuation of residents of certain affected areas to Texas

Hurricane Katrina and the evacuation of residents of certain affected areas  to Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Utah September 7, 2005 (for Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Utah

August 31, 2005 (for Florida, retroactive to August 24, 2005)

August 31, 2005 (for Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi, retroactive to August 29, 2005)

September 4, 2005 (for Texas, retroactive to September 2, 2005)

September 7, 2005 (for Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Utah, retroactive to August 29, 2005)

All Katrina declarations were renewed through
January 31, 2006.

September 11, 2001
Specific information pertaining
to the PHE declaration for September 11, 2001 was unavailable