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March 30, 2000
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Flood disasters have struck West Virginia six times in the last four-and-a-half years. Therefore, it makes sense to take steps now to protect lives and property before the next...
Region III
March 30, 2000
Towering over everyone in the room, especially the hundreds of children invited to learn more about earthquake safety, Los Angeles Lakers' Shaquille "Shaq" O'Neal recently kicked off Southern...
March 30, 2000
Washington, DC -- President Clinton urged Congress to pass the supplemental budget request in order to provide more assistance to families and communities hit by Hurricane Floyd flooding. Clinton's...
March 29, 2000
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Northampton Township, Bucks County, will receive funding for a $570,520 hazard-mitigation project to reduce the risk of flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Region III
March 29, 2000
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Hyndman Borough, Bedford County, will receive funding for a $431,350 hazard-mitigation project to reduce the risk of flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has...
Region III
March 29, 2000
CHARLESTON, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) teleregistration operation will be shortened beginning this weekend. FEMA's telephone registration system will now operate 8 a.m....
Region III
March 29, 2000
Washington, DC -- More than $13 million in federal and state funds has been made available to purchase 176 homes in Wayne County, N.C., that were heavily damaged by floods from Hurricane Floyd last...
March 29, 2000
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's teleregistration operation will be shortened beginning this weekend. FEMA's telephone registration system will now operate Monday...
West Virginia
March 28, 2000
Washington, DC -- While it's proven that anchoring devices, reinforced garage doors and other prevention measures can save lives and reduce damage from tornadoes, more than half of those recently...
March 28, 2000
Full Press KitText Of Director's SpeechVideo Of Director's SpeechTornado Animation VideoWashington, DC -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt announced today...

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