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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...
March 31, 2000
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Homeowners and businesses in flood-prone areas of Mecklenburg County will soon receive advanced flood warnings in part because two Project Impact partners waived annual $24,000...
March 31, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Columbus/Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency will upgrade its emergency warning system, courtesy a $50,000 federal grant. Coupled with $25,000 in local funding, the...
March 31, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal and local grants that total $55,000 have been earmarked for hazard mitigation planning for the City of Oceans Springs. John B. Copenhaver, regional director of the Federal...
March 31, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Coahoma County in Mississippi's North Delta will receive a federal grant of $36,195 to shore up its disaster alert system. The Federal Emergency Management Agency funding was...
March 27, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- More than $2,980,115 has been already approved in federal and state assistance to individuals, families and businesses, as well as state and local governments that incurred losses in...
March 24, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- The state-federal disaster recovery centers have closed but victims of the February flooding in Kentucky can still get answers to their disaster-related questions. "People who need...
March 20, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- Local government and private sector leaders in four Kentucky counties are bringing one million people--a fourth of the state's population--into a joint state and Federal Emergency...
March 20, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- More than $1,810,167 has been approved in federal and state assistance to individuals, families and businesses incurring losses in the February Kentucky storms and flooding, disaster...
March 17, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- In the aftermath of February flooding, disaster officials are reminding homeowners throughout Kentucky that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the National Flood...
March 17, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available for Alabama today to help families and businesses in the counties of Jefferson and Tuscaloosa recover from severe storms and flooding that...
March 16, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." The proverb's age-old meaning is clear. It is less expensive to protect your home and property before they are damaged than to...
March 14, 2000
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Six Kentucky counties today were added to those eligible for federal and state disaster assistance to repair public facilities damaged in severe storms and flooding which began Feb...
March 14, 2000
Frankfort, KY -- State and federal disaster recovery officials urge Kentucky flood victims to be careful in choosing contractors for repair of homes and businesses damaged by the severe storms and...
March 13, 2000
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- The Federal and State Disaster Recovery Center that has been open on the fourth floor of the Camilla City Hall will close at the end of the business day at 7PM on Friday. The...
March 10, 2000
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials are urging Kentucky flood victims to call the state/Federal Emergency Management Agency helpline if they are not clear on what...

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