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February 1, 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...
Arkansas, Tennessee
February 1, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership (EIIP) announces its February schedule of online forums. To participate, please visit their website http://www.emforum.org...
February 1, 1999
» FEMA Director James Lee Witt's remarks from an afternoon media briefing regarding the proposed FEMA budget for FY2000 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is...
February 1, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Arkansas Office of Emergency Services (OES) are together responding as quickly as possible to the temporary housing needs of...
Arkansas
February 1, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a slow-moving weather system dropped large amounts of rain over northern Louisiana this weekend. State officials report low-land...
February 1, 1999
BOSTON, Mass. -- Last week FEMA Director James Lee Witt visited Boston to talk with state and local officials about Y2K planning. The Massachusetts Municipal Association and the Federal...
Region I
February 1, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Local, state, and federal officials announced plans today to have a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) open in Clay County from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday,...
Arkansas
January 29, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Five 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 in the first...
New York
January 29, 1999
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- State and federal disaster management officials will open Disaster Recovery Centers in Jackson and Clarksville Monday in order to answer questions and expedite information about...
Tennessee
January 29, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Arkansas residents following recent severe storms and tornadoes. The following is a summary of...
Arkansas

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