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March 17, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Federal and state disaster aid totaling $20.1 million has been approved for individuals and business owners in San Luis Obispo County to date, according to officials of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the federal and state agencies coordinating in the San Simeon Earthquake recovery effort
March 16, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -? Officials with the state and federal agencies coordinating San Simeon earthquake recovery efforts today reminded Central Coast residents that accurate and timely information on what has happened and what they should do in the minutes and early hours after an earthquake or another emergency is a key to helping ensure their safety.
March 12, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- During earthquakes, propane tanks can break free of their supporting legs. When a tank falls, there is always a danger of a fire or an explosion. Even when a tank remains on its legs, its supply line can be ruptured. Escaping gas can then cause a fire. Similar problems can occur with smaller, compressed gas cylinders, which are often stored inside a house or garage.
March 11, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- What steps should you take to ensure the safety of yourself and family members after an earthquake? Officials of the federal and state agencies coordinating the San Simeon Earthquake recovery effort offer the following recommendations to minimize post-earthquake hazards. These agencies include the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Be prepared for aftershocks
March 11, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif -- Earthquakes strike suddenly, violently, and without warning. Although San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties experienced a damaging earthquake only recently, the sad fact is, another could strike at any moment. Identifying potential hazards ahead of time and advance planning can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss of life.
March 5, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- San Luis Obispo County residents who suffered losses due to the San Simeon earthquake and have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. Monday, March 15 is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to officials of federal and state disaster-recovery agencies.
February 27, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- San Luis Obispo County residents who suffered losses due to the December 22 San Simeon earthquake and have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only two more weeks to apply. Monday, March 15, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs. Anyone who experienced any damage should at least register for assistance, officials of federal and state disaster-recovery agencies announced today.
February 25, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, CalifF. -- Two months after the San Simeon Earthquake of December 22, 2003, local governments, residents, and business owners have made significant strides along the road to recovery. More than 3,000 people have registered for aid since President George W. Bush made assistance available January 13 through a major disaster declaration made at the request of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
February 23, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- Even though the San Simeon Earthquake happened two months ago, San Luis Obispo County residents are still discovering damage done by the quake to their homes and properties, officials of the federal and state agencies coordinating the San Simeon Earthquake recovery effort said today. These agencies include the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
February 19, 2004
News Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. -- The time for San Luis Obispo County residents who wish to meet with recovery specialists about available assistance for damages resulting from the December 22 San Simeon earthquake is getting shorter, officials of the federal and state agencies coordinating the San Simeon Earthquake recovery effort announced today. These agencies include the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

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