Kansas Tornadoes and Severe Storms (DR-1273)

Incident period: May 3, 1999 to May 6, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 4, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 21, 1999
News Release
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Beginning Tuesday, June 22, Kansans will be able to get specific information from disaster-prevention advisors on how to build disaster-resistant structures or rooms in their homes to provide better family protection from tornadoes.
June 8, 1999
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Residents of Segwick, Sumner and Reno counties who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes which stuck south-central Kansas on May 3, have only 14 days remaining to register for federal disaster assistance programs.
June 8, 1999
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Kansans following the severe storms and tornadoes of May 3, one month ago. The Kansas Division of Emergency Management (KDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) update disaster-relief information and numbers daily from their Disaster Field Office in Wichita. The information below summarizes ongoing response and recovery efforts for Reno, Sedgwick and Sumner counties:
June 2, 1999
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Residents of Segwick, Sumner and Reno counties who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes which stuck south-central Kansas on May 3, have only 30 days remaining to register for federal disaster assistance programs.
May 29, 1999
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Haysville and Wichita will convert to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshops on Friday, May 28. The center in Haysville is located in the old Leeker Building at 325 North Main. The center in Wichita is located in the old Spaghetti Jack's building in the West Way Shopping Center at 2561 South Seneca Street.
May 28, 1999
News Release
WICHITA, Kan. -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshops will be closed for the holiday weekend Saturday through Monday, May 29-31. The workshops, located in the old Leeker Building at 325 North Main in Haysville, and in the old Spaghetti Jack's building in the West Way Shopping Center at 2561 South Seneca Street, Wichita, will re-open Tuesday.

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