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May 13, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- State officials report Florida's wildfire situation has diminished somewhat due to improved weather conditions. The past week brought much needed rainfall to large portions of the...
April 27, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that President Clinton has ordered federal emergency aid for Florida because of the extreme threat to...
April 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Florida's Division of Forestry reports a total of 2,542 fires that have burned 231,263 acres in the state this year. There have been no fatalities, though 18 firefighters have...
April 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA and Florida state officials began joint Preliminary Damage Assessments of wildfire damage yesterday in St. Lucie County, Fla. In addition, the seventh Fire Suppression...
April 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two more uncontrolled Florida wildfires have been added to the list of recent state blazes designated for federal fire suppression assistance, according to the Federal Emergency...
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA released four fire suppression grants yesterday to help Florida state officials battling a series of wildfires. The grants help cover fire fighting costs for the Okeechobee...
December 28, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Monday, Jan. 4, is the last day for anyone in the declared counties who suffered damages during Tropical Storm Mitch to register for federal/state aid. The declaration for...
December 16, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Federal/state assistance for victims of Hurricane Georges and Tropical Storm Mitch in Florida has reached $84.5 million. Acting Federal Coordinating Officer Pat Seaman of...
December 14, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Only two weeks remain for anyone who suffered damages during Tropical Storm Mitch to apply for federal/state aid. "We are urging residents and business owners who had...
December 9, 1998
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- FEMA/state aid to residents and business owners who suffered damages in Hurricane Georges and Tropical Storm Mitch have exceeded $74 million, Deputy Federal Coordinator Pat...


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