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October 17, 2000
Miami, FL -- State and federal disaster officials urge any victims of the early October rains who have registered for assistance and have questions or concerns about disaster-related needs to call...
October 16, 2000
Miami, FL -- Federal and State disaster officials urged residents in South Florida to take immediate action to clean up and throw out flood-damaged household goods as quickly as possible. Wet or...
October 13, 2000
Miami, FL -- More than 30,000 people who suffered damage in the recent flooding have applied to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance since President Clinton declared Broward,...
October 8, 2000
Miami, FL -- Miami-Dade, Broward, Collier and Monroe, the four south Florida counties declared eligible for disaster aid October 4, have flood insurance coverage that amounts to a staggering $107,909...
October 7, 2000
Washington, DC -- Cleaning up a disaster-damaged home - one of the first steps toward recovery - can be a difficult and disheartening task. It can also be dangerous. The Federal Emergency Management...
October 6, 2000
Miami, FL -- Miami-Dade and Broward Counties Friday were declared eligible for federal infrastructure programs through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The announcement came after FEMA...
October 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for families and businesses in four southeast Florida counties swamped by record rains this week, according to the head of the Federal...
October 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- James L. Witt, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), urged those with minimal damage to wait a few days before calling to register for federal disaster aid now...
October 3, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated nine counties in Florida's northwestern panhandle eligible for federal disaster funds to help communities...
September 29, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Glenn C. Woodard Jr. steps down after 31 years of public service this month when he formally retires from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the organization he spent two...
September 18, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that federal funds have been authorized to help Alabama battle the uncontrolled County Line fire located in Jefferson...
September 15, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Revitalizing and expanding the capacity of a vital wastewater treatment plant at Kinston was announced today by North Carolina Gov. Jim Hunt and Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
September 15, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the first anniversary of the Hurricane Floyd disaster, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of North Carolina today announced an historic agreement to...
September 14, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Just seven days after Hurricane Dennis flirted with North Carolina's Outer Banks, sparing the state the brutal winds of a landfall but pausing long enough to shove brackish...
September 11, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Today's signing of an agreement between 43 Tampa Bay governments and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) marks official acceptance of the Project Impact initiative, a...
September 7, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A year after Hurricane Floyd struck North Carolina on September 15 and 16, federal and state disaster assistance provided to North Carolina residents has reached more than 1.9...
August 2, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Five years ago this week, Hurricane Erin swirled out of the Atlantic near Melbourne, Florida, sliced rapidly across the heart of the peninsula on August 2nd and sped across the Gulf...
July 27, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A proposed museum on Mississippi's Gulf Coast Gulf Coast showcasing the latest in hurricane resistant technology has received $100,000 in start-up funding from a federal grant program...
July 27, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A verification of homes in part of the Hurricane Floyd buyout program is currently underway in North Carolina, FEMA officials said today. The verification will be combined with the...
July 11, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A federal grant will help provide storm alert radios to schools, day care centers, hospitals, 911 facilities, governmental offices and other vital Georgia agencies to ensure advance...

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