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May 24, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Next week's start of the hurricane season, normally a ritual signal for Tampa Bay and environs to focus on budding tropical storms, will witness a new approach to disaster resistance...
Region IV
May 23, 2000
Parsons, KS -- State and federal officials announced today that the joint federal and state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened in Parsons to assist residents of Crawford, Labette and Neosho...
Kansas
May 23, 2000
On May 6th, Peter Ribble, Deschutes County Project Impact Coordinator, Andrew Hendrickson, FEMA Community Liaison, and several thousand Bend area residents participated in the 3rd annual FireFree...
Region X
May 23, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- May 31, 2000 is National Dam Safety Awareness Day, marking the worst dam disaster in United States history: the South Fork Dam failure above Johnston, Pennsylvania of 1889....
Region X
May 22, 2000
Washington, DC -- The state of Florida will receive federal funds to help fight a series of wildfires that currently comprise two fire complexes - the Withlacootchee Fire Complex burning in Citrus,...
Florida
May 22, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Residences and businesses in the City of Umatilla and near the southeastern corner of the Umatilla Chemical Depot will begin receiving Tone Alert Radios this week. This is the...
Region X
May 22, 2000
SALEM, Ore. -- On Thursday, May 25, 2000 U.S. Fire Administration Administrator Carrye B. Brown will join Deschutes County Commissioners Linda Swearingen and Dennis Luke, FEMA Regional Director David...
Region X
May 22, 2000
Chapel Hill, NC -- FEMA Director James Lee Witt encouraged graduates from the University of North Carolina's School of Public Health to make public service a career destination or "at least a few...
May 21, 2000
St. Clair, MO -- Qualified residents in counties declared eligible for state and federal disaster aid after the severe thunderstorms and flash flooding of May 6 to 7 are receiving recovery checks....
Missouri
May 21, 2000
St. Clair, MO -- FEMA inspectors are examining residences and personal property damaged by the May 6 to 7 severe thunderstorms and flash flooding that swept through residences in Franklin, Jefferson...
Missouri

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