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January 28, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As North Carolina began to emerge from its worst snowstorm in history, people who suffered losses in the tragic hurricanes and floods of 1999 were still applying for and receiving...
North Carolina
January 28, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for Georgia to supplement state and local response efforts to the crippling winter storm that hit the state beginning January 22,...
Georgia
January 27, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated its Federal Regional Center Emergency Response Operations Cell (ERC) in Thomasville to monitor events of the Blizzard of...
Region IV
January 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership (EIIP) announces its February schedule of online forums. To participate, please visit www.emforum.org. EIIP live online...
January 27, 2000
Owensboro, KY -- State and federal disaster officials announce today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the basement of the Daviess County Courthouse will remain open until Saturday to...
January 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- State officials in North Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC and Maryland declared states of emergency due to a Nor'easter that moved up the East Coast Monday through Tuesday. The...
January 27, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Residents of Monterey County are paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The County of Monterey has been given a Class...
Region IX
January 24, 2000
In the confusion that often follows a disaster, half-truths and rumors about how they can find help may mislead residents. When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation....
Region IV
January 24, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Those affected by North Carolina's 1999 hurricanes and floods whose recovery needs have not yet been resolved are urged to visit any of the five disaster recovery centers (DRCs)...
North Carolina
January 24, 2000
Washington, DC -- The National Weather Service reports a winter storm produced a damaging ice storm in parts of the Southeast over the weekend. The storm knocked down trees and power lines and...

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