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November 2, 1998
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help residents of Douglas, Johnson, Leavenworth, Seward and Wyandotte counties following the recent...
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October 27, 1998
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In response to Governor Bill Graves' request, three counties were added to President Clinton's disaster declaration of October 14. Assistance available in three counties was...
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October 23, 1998
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In the first week since President Clinton declared parts of Missouri and Kansas major disaster areas, nearly $450,000 in disaster assistance has gone out to eligible disaster...
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October 15, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced yesterday that federal disaster aid has been made available for people in three Kansas counties victimized by...
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September 2, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Emergency declaration issued for Kansas on June 9,1998 as a result of the DeBruce grain elevator explosion has been amended. Harvey and Sedgewick counties are now eligible for...
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June 16, 1998
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are praising the efforts of a Lincoln-based Urban Search & Rescue Task Force who dug for four days and nights through the...
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June 15, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The search operation for a missing worker at the DeBruce Grain Company's grain elevator in Haysville, Kansas, ended on June 14. The worker is still missing and not believed to be...
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June 12, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Search and rescue operations at the DeBruce Grain Co. elevator in Haysville, KS, were temporarily suspended last night after support shoring gave way, allowing grain to spill into...
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June 10, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A federal emergency declaration has been approved to allow the transport and use of equipment and personnel to search for four missing workers at an explosion at the DeBruce Grain...
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June 9, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated the Lincoln, Neb., Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Task Force for immediate deployment to a grain elevator...
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