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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. -- 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...
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. -- 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 6, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency reported today that federal firefighting funds have been authorized for the Suwannee Fire Complex located in the northern Florida counties of...
June 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help Florida battle another outbreak of uncontrolled wildfires located in the counties of Clay,...
May 31, 2000
Washington, DC -- Three more uncontrolled Florida wildfires have been added to the list of recent state blazes designated for federal fire suppression assistance, according to the Federal Emergency...
May 30, 2000
MADISON, Miss. -- Madison today takes a giant step toward becoming a safer home to thousands of central Mississippi residents when this growing city formalizes its commitment as a partner in the...
May 30, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Three disaster-resistance projects in coastal South Carolina's Horry County have received funding from federal, state and local governments. Each project is intended to fortify...
May 24, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Next week's start of the hurricane season, normally a ritual signal for Tampa Bay and environs to focus on budding tropical storms, will witness a new approach to disaster resistance...
May 22, 2000
Washington, DC -- The state of Florida will receive federal funds to help fight a series of wildfires that currently comprise two fire complexes - the Withlacootchee Fire Complex burning in Citrus,...
May 17, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by FEMA to help Florida fight the uncontrolled Flowers Myakka Fire Complex located in Sarasota County. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said the...
May 10, 2000
Atlanta, GA -- Victims of the March 10-11Alabama floods and storms that hit Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties have one week remaining to apply for federal/state disaster aid, recovery officials said...
May 8, 2000
Washington, D.C. May 8, 2000 -- U.S. Commerce Secretary William M. Daley and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt today announced the release of an assessment of the...
April 19, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The acquisition of more than 1,000 Hurricane Floyd damaged structures at a cost of nearly $67 million has been approved by federal and state officials in the seven months since the...
April 15, 2000
Birmingham, AL -- Individuals and businesses who suffered losses in the March 10-11 floods and storms that hit Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties have one month to apply for federal/state assistance,...
April 14, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a grant of more than $8.3 million to rebuild Jefferson County's Oak Grove High School, Region IV Director John Copenhaver...
April 12, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Renters, homeowners or business owners who live or do business in Colquitt, Decatur, Grady, Mitchell, Tift, and Turner counties and who were affected by the tornadoes that struck...
April 12, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Florida fight the uncontrolled Merritt fire located in Collier County. FEMA...

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