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March 19, 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Ventura County has been added to the Presidential disaster declaration arising from December's severe freeze, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the...
California
March 19, 1999
(L-R) Deputy Director Daniel Warren, III, CFC Coordinator, Elizabeth Rosario and Regional Director Jeff Bean receive the Chair's Cup for Outstanding Achievement Despite Difficult Conditions...
Region I
March 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- State and local officials in North Dakota are preparing for renewed flooding this spring that could rival flood levels of 1996. Officials are responding to National Weather...
March 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Residents of tornado-prone areas can get information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...
March 19, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Tuesday, Mar. 23, 1999 is the last day for residents and business owners in the 15 Arkansas counties designated disaster areas to apply for disaster assistance, according to...
Arkansas
March 19, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific...
Region X
March 18, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A Wildfire forced residents of Thedford (Thomas County), Neb., to evacuate their houses on Tuesday, March 16. The fire had already consumed 40,000 acres of vegetation in Cherry,...
March 18, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Vice President Gore announced today that more than $1.5 million in federal funding will be made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for elevating homes in...
March 18, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hydrologists released their flood assessment yesterday and parts of Oregon and Washington and much of Idaho have a greater than...
March 17, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Three additional New York counties now are eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to help pay for emergency measures taken during heavy snowstorms on Mar. 3-6,...
New York

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