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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...
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
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 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 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...

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