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August 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The counties of Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells and Webb have been added to the list of Texas jurisdictions designated for federal assistance under President Clinton's major disaster...
Texas
August 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Interagency Fire Center reports serious wildfire activity in Nevada and California. Nevada: A 4,500-acre fire is reported 10 miles north of Reno, Nev., and...
Nevada
August 26, 1999
Salem, Ore. -- This month the National Interagency Fire Coordination Center (NIFC) reported over 60,200 wildfires to-date for 1999. Of the over 2.73 million acres burned, more than 1.15 million...
Region X
August 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton has approved the use of federal disaster funds to help local governments in six...
Minnesota
August 25, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports the remnants of Hurricane Bret crossed the west Texas border into Mexico yesterday, but up to three inches of rain could fall today from...
Texas
August 25, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Within hours after President Clinton declared a major disaster for three Nebraska counties hit by severe storms and flooding earlier this month residents in Burt, Douglas and...
Nebraska
August 25, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota residents who were affected by severe storms, tornadoes, snow and ice, flooding, ground saturation, landslides, and mudslides from March 1 to July 19 have only a short...
North Dakota
August 24, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that the remnants of Hurricane Bret continue bringing heavy rain to parts of south Texas. What is left from Bret is centered over northern...
Texas
August 24, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Crisis Counseling Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation has been successful due to the combined efforts of federal, state, tribal and volunteer agencies working together for...
South Dakota
August 24, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- The Town of Westport, Connecticut has joined a nationwide effort to become a disaster-resistant community. This effort shifts the focus of emergency management from responding to...
Region I

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