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July 2, 2002
Kansas City, Mo. -- The State of Iowa with Scott and Clinton Counties, and the State of Illinois with Rock Island and Whiteside Counties, will participate in an exercise with the Quad Cities Nuclear...
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June 11, 2002
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a public meeting will be held on July 12, 2002, to discuss the evaluation of the utility, and state and local...
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June 11, 2002
Kansas City, MO -- National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) officials will hold a workshop June 13, in Marion, Iowa. The workshop is designed to help insurance producers, lenders and community/...
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June 5, 2002
Columbia, MO -- FEMA Region VII, the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, Premier Marketing Group, Central Electric Cooperative, and the National Weather Service joined in an "Electronic...
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March 13, 2002
Kansas City, MO -- The deadliest tornado in United States history cut a path of devastation through communities in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana on March 18, 1925. According to the National Weather...
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March 5, 2002
Please find listed below the information regarding a fire grant workshops that will be held in Region VII states. The purpose of the workshops is to assist fire departments by explaining and...
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January 29, 2002
Now that winter has officially arrived in the Midwest, it is important to remember that heavy snows, icy conditions and dangerously cold temperatures can occur at any...
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January 29, 2002
Until recently, there has not been detailed guidance available to assist facility owners and design professionals with the selection and evaluation of high wind refuge areas (areas used as evacuation...
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January 29, 2002
To protect yourself and your home in advance from the dangers associated with winter weather, FEMA recommends: Hiring a contractor to check the structural ability of the...
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January 29, 2002
Some of the most commonly used winter weather terms are listed and explained below. Outlook: is used to indicate a hazardous weather event may develop...
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January 24, 2002
Kansas City, MO, January 24, 2002 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that more than $1 million in federal funding will be made available to help reduce the risk of...
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January 16, 2002
Kansas City, MO -- Recent earthquake activity in the New Madrid Seismic Zone serves as a gentle reminder that earthquakes can occur in the Midwest. During the month of December, ten minor earthquakes...
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January 14, 2002
Until recently, there has not been detailed guidance available to assist facility owners and design professionals with the selection and evaluation of high wind refuge areas (areas used as evacuation...
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October 31, 2001
Washington, DC -- Dick Hainje, a 23-year veteran of the Sioux Falls Fire Rescue Department and a member of the South Dakota state legislature, has been appointed director of Region VII for the...
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October 23, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a public meeting will be held on November 16, 2001 to discuss the evaluation of the performance of the utility,...
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October 4, 2001
 Workshop Registration Form Kansas City, MO -- Until recently, there has not been detailed guidance available to assist facility owners with selecting and evaluating high wind refuge areas (...
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September 24, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a public meeting will be held on October 24, 2001, to discuss the evaluation of the performance of the utility...
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July 13, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- The Nebraska communities of Scotts Bluff County and the city of Grand Island will become disaster-resistant communities through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA)...
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July 9, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- The summer is a time for backyard cookouts, lazy afternoons spent at the pool and evenings whacking balls at the softball diamond. It is also a time when the hot weather can easily...
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June 25, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- This year thousands of homeowners, renters and business owners will be faced with devastating financial loss due to flooding. Many will be surprised to learn after the fact that...
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June 25, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- In the aftermath of recent spring storms and flooding in the Kansas City area, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are urging homeowners, renters and businesses to...
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June 22, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- On June 26, local, state and federal partners will gather at the Council Bluffs Community Hall, 205 South Main St., to discuss strategies to make Council Bluffs a more disaster-...
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June 14, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- Bolivar, Missouri will enter a new level of commitment in the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities program during a...
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June 6, 2001
Bob and Joni Hocken don't plan to let the muddy waters of the Wapsipinicon River drive them from their Independence, Iowa, home again. Twice in 1999-first in May and later in July- the "Wapsi" as...
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June 6, 2001
Kansas City, MO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and the Kapaun Mt. Carmel Catholic High School in Wichita, Kan., will...
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