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November 1, 2000
Miami, FL -- Individuals who are unemployed because of the severe storms and flooding that lashed Southern Florida in early October have only 4 days to apply for disaster unemployment assistance....
October 30, 2000
Miami, FL -- Free legal assistance is available for South Floridians who suffered losses in the recent rains and flooding and who are unable to afford an attorney. Legal counselors can help with...
October 27, 2000
Miami, FL -- As individual applications for disaster assistance topped the 45,000 mark, nearly $38 million has been approved from state and federal programs to help four southeast Florida counties...
October 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- Besides engaging in disaster relief operations for the Miami floods, Florida also recently took on the separate task of testing a new FEMA initiative that for certain Presidentially...
October 27, 2000
Miami, FL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Florida have approved $1,236,521 in recovery assistance funding to help many of the more than 1,600 Broward County...
October 26, 2000
Miami, FL -- Since the day after President Clinton declared four South Florida counties disaster areas following the Oct. 2nd-3rd downpours, community relations specialists with the Federal Emergency...
October 25, 2000
Miami, FL -- Nearly half of the 40,000 victims of South Florida's early October floods who have contacted the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) toll-free recovery teleregistration number...
October 24, 2000
Miami, FL -- People in South Florida who have suffered losses or had their lives disrupted by the early October rains and flooding will be able to get free crisis counseling to help alleviate their...
October 23, 2000
Miami, FL -- More than one hundred inspectors, under contract to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), remain in the field, mostly in Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, wrapping up their...
October 21, 2000
Miami, FL -- After meeting the immediate needs of South Floridians for emergency housing and home repairs after the early October rains, disaster recovery officials are now focusing on state and...
October 20, 2000
Miami, FL -- If you live, work, or own property in any of the four South Florida disaster counties (Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade and Monroe), and your life was adversely affected by the severe storms...
October 20, 2000
Miami, FL -- Barely two weeks after President Clinton declared a major disaster in four rain-drenched South Florida counties, $25.6 million in state and federal assistance has been approved for...
October 19, 2000
Miami, FL -- The federal coordinating officer in charge of recovery from this month's flooding disaster in South Florida expressed concern today that many people who suffered losses may be forfeiting...
October 18, 2000
Miami, FL -- The floods that hit South Florida on Oct. 3rd damaged thousands of homes and businesses, but it also put a lot of people out of work. Residents of Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade, and...
October 18, 2000
Miami, FL -- A specially equipped mobile disaster recovery center (DRC) continues to reach out to disaster-struck residents in Miami-Dade County. The center will move from West Miami to North Miami...
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...

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