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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 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 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 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...
June 22, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The initial phase of a project to acquire or elevate flood-prone structures in the City of Pascagoula on Mississippi's storm-raked Gulf Coast has received grants totaling $537,468....
June 22, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Pearl River County and the City of D'Iberville, two Mississippi Gulf Coast areas that suffered extensive flooding from Hurricane Georges, have been awarded flood control planning...
June 21, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster aid to North Carolinians affected by hurricanes Floyd and Dennis has reached nearly $1.2 billion, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business...
June 20, 2000
Nashville, TN -- Weakley County was added today by federal and state disaster officials to the 14 widespread Tennessee counties already declared eligible for federal assistance as a result of May...
June 13, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help communities in 14 Tennessee counties recover from the effects of spring storms and other extreme weather that struck the...
June 12, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal and local funds totaling more than a half-million dollars will enable the Augusta-Richmond County consolidated government to purchase eight homes repeatedly damaged by flood...
June 12, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by FEMA to help Florida fight another outbreak of wildfires located in the counties of Dixie, Lafayette, Madison and Taylor. The action brings...
June 12, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A $350,000 project to modify, replace and improve portions of the Village of Tequesta's undersized stormwater collection, detention, treatment and conveyance system has been approved...

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