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November 19, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- New hours of operation will go into effect Monday, November 22, for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance application line and helpline. The new hours...
November 19, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Saying they had accomplished their mission, state and federal officials Friday announced plans to close five of the 21 recovery centers that have been answering questions and...
November 19, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- With more than 3,600 North Carolinians displaced from their homes by Hurricane Floyd now living temporarily in travel trailers, state and federal officials plan special fire safety...
November 18, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Mobile disaster recovery centers are visiting four North Carolina communities to assist people and businesses that incurred losses in hurricanes Floyd and Irene.The center's...
November 18, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help South Carolina residents following Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing...
November 18, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Psychological effects of the winds and flooding from hurricanes Floyd and Irene may linger with North Carolina's children for months to come. The stress caused by a disaster can...
November 16, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster relief is now available in Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Dare, Hyde and Pamlico Counties for individuals, families and businesses affected by Hurricane Dennis.All that is...
November 16, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency?s "rebuild the right way" information vans will be at Lowe?s Home Improvement Warehouses in New Bern and Morehead City for six days to show...
November 16, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- "Don't wait for the President to declare your state a disaster," Federal and state disaster officials caution. "Disaster aid will not cover all your flood losses."Disaster experts...
November 15, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The emotional consequences of disasters, such as hurricanes Floyd and Irene, can be far-reaching and long lasting. Stress can surface in many forms and it often appears weeks or...
November 15, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Flood insurance has had a significant role in softening the impact of Hurricane Floyd on North Carolinians. The latest figures show that 2,247 policyholders under the National Flood...
November 12, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The deadline to register for federaland state disaster recovery assistance has been extended to Tuesday, December 14, for North Carolinians who suffered losses in Hurricanes Floyd...
November 12, 1999
Note to Editors: Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help South Carolina residents following Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding. The following is a summary of ongoing...
November 11, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Residents of South Carolina who have not yet applied for federal and state disaster assistance have one week remaining to apply. Friday, Nov. 19, is the last day to file...
November 10, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As floodwaters from Hurricane Floyd receded, victims without flood insurance were left with the cost of replacing their losses. Had their communities been in the National Flood...
November 9, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- In a wide-ranging effort to assist disaster victims recovering from successive Hurricanes Floyd and Irene, a mobile disaster recovery center will be making rounds in Bladen County...
November 8, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Homeowners are learning a tough lesson after the devastation of Hurricane Floyd - disaster assistance is not designed to make them whole again. They are learning that the law is...
November 6, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The federal government and a North Carolina-based home improvement store have become partners in a project to teach hurricane victims rebuilding methods and techniques to make their...
November 5, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- In the wake of the tremendous devastation caused by three successive hurricanes, state and federal officials urge all North Carolina communities to join the 405 locales already...
November 5, 1999
Nearly $28.4 million has been earmarked to date by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to pay for hurricane Floyd-related damages to public infrastructure and other storm-related costs....

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