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May 21, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- In just two weeks, state and federal officials have approved more than $536,785 in disaster recovery funds to help more than 69 individuals who have applied for help following...
Texas
May 21, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- It's a cliche - a heart-warming cliche - but it's true. Disaster can bring out the best in people. More than 3,000 volunteers have already funneled through a volunteer...
Oklahoma
May 21, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Over a seven-day period, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor has removed more than 143,000 cubic yards of debris from five communities hit hard by the May 3-5...
Oklahoma
May 21, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- An outreach and referral program for people experiencing stress-related problems as a result of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding has been funded through a 60-...
Oklahoma
May 21, 1999
SALEM, Ore. -- On Tuesday, May 25, 1999 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt will officially welcome Tillamook County as the newest member of Project Impact: building...
Region X
May 21, 1999
ATLNATA, Ga. -- Government leaders in Escambia County, the City of Pensacola, and the State of Florida are becoming partners with local businesses and corporations in a unique new effort of the...
Region IV
May 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A wildfire in Broward County, Fla. has consumed at least 4,000 acres of very dry saw grass. The lightning-induced blaze threatened several trailer parks and fish camps on Tuesday...
May 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) teams of state and federal officials continue their work in Bent, El Paso, Larimar, Otero and Weld counties. Early reports indicate...
Colorado
May 20, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Latimer County today was added to the list of Oklahoma counties designated for federal and state disaster help following the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding. The...
Oklahoma
May 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Recent heavy rains has officials in Illinois and Iowa closely monitoring water levels on the Mississippi River. The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding...

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