News Releases for Kansas Severe Winter Storm (DR-1675)

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Friday, February 16, 2007 - 00:00
1 Develop a Family Communications Plan Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so plan how you will contact one another and review what you will do in different situations. Everyone...
Friday, February 16, 2007 - 00:00
TOPEKA, Kansas -- The western Kansas storm of Dec. 28-31 caused an estimated $362 million worth of damage, but there’s a possibility of even more damage – the tons of snow and ice it left behind...
Friday, February 16, 2007 - 00:00
Tornadoes are nature's most violent storms. They can appear suddenly without warning and can be invisible until dust and debris are picked up or a funnel cloud appears. Planning and practicing...
Friday, February 16, 2007 - 00:00
1. Everyone lives in a flood zone. You don't need to live near water to be flooded. Floods are caused by storms, melting snow, hurricanes, and water backup due to inadequate or overloaded...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 00:00
TOPEKA, Kan. -- When a tornado strikes, nothing is more important than keeping your loved ones safe. But what if your children are at school? Is there a safe place for children to go when a tornado...
Wednesday, February 14, 2007 - 00:00
Flooding is the nation's most common natural disaster. Flooding can happen in every U.S. state and territory. However, all floods are not alike. Some can develop slowly during an extended period of...
Friday, February 9, 2007 - 00:00
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Hamilton County will receive federal aid money for snow removal costs in the wake of the Dec. 28-31 winter storm, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today....
Friday, February 2, 2007 - 00:00
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Public agencies and eligible private nonprofit organizations have less than a week to apply for disaster assistance from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency...
Monday, January 22, 2007 - 00:00
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Additional federal disaster aid will be available for infrastructure repairs in 42 of the 44 western Kansas counties stricken by December’s severe winter storm, disaster recovery...
Sunday, January 7, 2007 - 00:00
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Kansas to...
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