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May 17, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Disaster Recovery Center in DeKalb will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday, effective Wednesday, May 19. Tornado victims should...
Texas
May 14, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Bowie County has been made eligible for full Public Assistance programs, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management....
Texas
May 14, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Residents and business owners in Red River County affected by the May 4 severe storms and tornadoes are now eligible for disaster assistance, announced federal and state recovery...
Texas
May 14, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Southern Baptist Convention, the United Methodist Church and other voluntary organizations have been on hand to help tornado victims in...
Texas
May 13, 1999
» Photos WASHINGTON, D.C. -- What once was a haven for over 500 students and staff, is now only a memory and mounds of debris. When a tornado touched down in this Eastern Texas community on May 4,...
Texas
May 11, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management will open a Disaster Recovery Center in DeKalb for victims of the recent severe...
Texas
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma Kansas, and Texas. Only two people are still missing, both in Oklahoma, and no additional storm-...
Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma
May 10, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- New information on the Federal, state and local response to the Texas disaster. A federal/state Disaster Field Office in Texarkana will be fully operational tomorrow. Disaster...
Texas
May 10, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Residents of tornado-prone areas can get information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...
Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Georgia
May 6, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for Texas families and businesses in Bowie County victimized by tornadoes and other violent weather earlier this week, according to...
Texas

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