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April 17, 2000
The best emergency response system isn't designed to prevent school shootings, natural disasters or other large-scale emergencies. But, it enables public safety agencies to respond quickly and...
Region X
April 15, 2000
Birmingham, AL -- Individuals and businesses who suffered losses in the March 10-11 floods and storms that hit Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties have one month to apply for federal/state assistance,...
Alabama
April 14, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a grant of more than $8.3 million to rebuild Jefferson County's Oak Grove High School, Region IV Director John Copenhaver...
Region IV
April 13, 2000
The Emergency Animal Rescue Service, a nationwide network of trained volunteers dedicated to rescuing animals during disasters, will hold its second annual Animal Disaster Preparedness Day on May 20...
April 12, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Florida fight the uncontrolled Merritt fire located in Collier County. FEMA...
Florida
April 12, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Renters, homeowners or business owners who live or do business in Colquitt, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell, Tift, and Turner counties and who were affected by the tornadoes that struck...
Georgia
April 12, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On "National Youth Services Day," Saturday, April 15, more than 50 American Red Cross youth volunteers will be visiting homes and apartments of elderly and low-income people...
Region IX
April 11, 2000
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- More than $3.3 million in financial assistance has been approved for West Virginians affected by the February storms, landslides and flash flooding, state and federal disaster...
West Virginia
April 11, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management officials will conduct three National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) seminars in Kansas next week to promote flood insurance and floodplain management...
Region VII
April 11, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that states affected by Hurricane Floyd and surrounding events will begin receiving an interim allocation of funds for...

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