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March 10, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a grant of almost $70,000 to Flint Hills Technical College to help with the construction of two safe rooms at the Emporia,...
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March 7, 2003
Michael D. Brown, Acting Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Emergency Preparedness and Response and Director Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), visited St. Louis Tuesday to promote the...
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March 6, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- Spring is quickly approaching; March 20 is the first day. With the season comes the possibility of severe weather: thunderstorms, lightning and even tornadoes. Such severe storms...
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March 5, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) officials will hold three workshops in Missouri during March to help insurance producers, lenders and community/government officials...
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March 3, 2003
On the evening of May 3, 1999, tornadoes tore through parts of Oklahoma and Kansas, leveling entire neighborhoods and killing 49 people. On May 10, 1999, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
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February 25, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- Since the nation's alert level was raised on February 7, Americans have focused their attention on preparedness -- what they as individuals can do to protect themselves and their...
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February 18, 2003
Tornadoes have struck every U.S. state, including Alaska and Hawaii. But most tornadoes form in a belt from Nebraska southward through Kansas and Oklahoma, into central Texas, known as "...
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February 10, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- With tornado season quickly approaching, and severe weather always a threat, Missouri residents should be aware that the state has nearly 100 percent coverage for National Weather...
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January 31, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced a grant of $233,746 to help construct safe rooms in the new Coffeyville, Kansas, Community Elementary School. The FEMA...
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January 30, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- Midwesterners expect and prepare for the winter hazards of snow and ice and the summer hazards of tornadoes and floods. But the non-seasonal threat of earthquakes may not register...
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January 27, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- Where were you January 29 and 30, 2002? Over the course of those two days, a dangerous winter storm blasted across Oklahoma, Kansas and western Missouri, coating a...
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January 22, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s Region VII office reported today that during 2002 four federal disaster declarations impacted the Region, which is comprised of...
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January 2, 2003
Kansas City, MO -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director Dick Hainje announced today FEMA would grant $1,257,288 to the state of Kansas to help with state and local homeland...
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December 19, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the availability of a new publication to help individuals prepare themselves and their families for...
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December 12, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director Dick Hainje announced today FEMA would grant $1,346,322 to the state of Iowa to help with state and local homeland...
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December 12, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director Dick Hainje announced today FEMA would grant $874,948 to the state of Nebraska to help with state and local homeland...
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December 12, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director Dick Hainje announced today FEMA would grant $2,400,741 to the state of Missouri to help with state and local...
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December 9, 2002
Members of five Midwest tribes came together in Sloan, Iowa, November 12-14, to participate in a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train-the-Trainer course. CERT volunteers give critical...
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November 25, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- Thanksgiving, the first big winter holiday, is almost here. Soon, Americans will take to the road to share the holidays with family and friends. The Federal Emergency Management...
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October 23, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the cities of Elwood and Wathena, Kan. will conduct two public meetings...
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September 21, 2002
Volunteers from 47 organizations donned work gloves and orange safety vests to help clean up their communities in Polk County, Missouri during a beautiful September fall Saturday. The...
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August 25, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that a public meeting will be held on Oct. 25, 2002 to discuss the evaluation of an...
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August 22, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide a booth for the Child Safety Summit in Omaha on Sunday, August 25. Stressing family preparedness, the...
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August 15, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. --Team members study scenarios and devise strategies for deploying from a mock Base of Operations during Rapid Needs Assessment training...
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July 26, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. --The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a public meeting will be held on August 29, 2002, to discuss the evaluation of the...
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