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January 7, 2000
Washington, DC -- The US Geological Survey reports a strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale hit southeastern Alaska yesterday. The quake occurred about 6:00 am yesterday about 85 miles...
January 7, 2000
Washington, DC -- At the request of state officials, six Preliminary Damage Assessment teams from FEMA's regional office in Atlanta (Region IV) have deployed to Owensboro (Daviess County), Kentucky,...
January 7, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released figures showing that North Carolina's storm victims have now received $834.1 million in disaster recovery assistance...
North Carolina
January 6, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that the uncontrolled Bob's Trail fire has been added to the list of state wildfires designated for federal fire...
Texas
January 6, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Twenty-one Dare County homes that were flooded during Hurricane Bonnie will be elevated above the 100-year flood plain in a cooperative effort between Dare County, the State of North...
North Carolina
January 6, 2000
While the Y2K bug didn't bite, the preparations Americans made just in case are still valid. FEMA Director James Lee Witt is encouraging those who bought bottled water and extra food, batteries,...
January 6, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal and state emergency management officials today reminded victims of the 1999 floods that legal assistance is still available to them through the Young Lawyers Division of the...
North Carolina
January 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Texas fight the uncontrolled Purgatory fire located in Comal County. FEMA Director...
Texas
January 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- Damage assessments and recovery operations from the nation's latest severe weather are underway. Here is the latest from the impacted states: Kentucky * Residents continue to...
January 5, 2000
Q. What are your personal goals for the agency as we go into the last year of the administration? A. I plan to continue to improve the agency and to serve our customers better. I've asked the...

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