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February 4, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal/state disaster assistance for damages from Hurricanes Floyd and Irene now totals $955.5 million, and 83,321 applications have been received from individuals and business...
February 3, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials advise North Carolina residents who have disaster-related damage to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean-up and repair...
February 2, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the North Carolina Emergency Management Division today announced that the Pitt County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Greenville...
February 2, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Four more counties have been added to the 30 already declared eligible for federal assistance as a result of damaging winter storms that swept across the region in a frigid late...
February 1, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As a result of the record snowfall in North Carolina the night of January 24-25 and the subsequent freezing rain and icing, the President has declared 31 counties eligible for public...
January 31, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for South Carolina to supplement state and local...
January 31, 2000
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Almost $1.6 million in disaster assistance has already been approved to assist individuals and local governments who suffered losses in the tornadoes and flash flooding earlier this...
January 31, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for North Carolina to supplement state and local response efforts to the severe winter storm that hit the state beginning January...
January 28, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for Georgia to supplement state and local response efforts to the crippling winter storm that hit the state beginning January 22,...
January 28, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As North Carolina began to emerge from its worst snowstorm in history, people who suffered losses in the tragic hurricanes and floods of 1999 were still applying for and receiving...
January 27, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated its Federal Regional Center Emergency Response Operations Cell (ERC) in Thomasville to monitor events of the Blizzard of...
January 24, 2000
In the confusion that often follows a disaster, half-truths and rumors about how they can find help may mislead residents. When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation....
January 24, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Those affected by North Carolina's 1999 hurricanes and floods whose recovery needs have not yet been resolved are urged to visit any of the five disaster recovery centers (DRCs)...
January 21, 2000
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- State and federal disaster officials announce today that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in the basement of the Daviess County Courthouse will remain open until Saturday to...
January 21, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- During the week when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) extended for another 30 days the period in which victims of Hurricanes Floyd and Irene might apply for recovery...
January 21, 2000
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Seniors and people with disabilities living in the four Kentucky counties declared a major disaster area because of the recent tornadoes, severe storms, torrential rains and flash...
January 20, 2000
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- Governor Paul Patton announced today that seven Kentucky counties have been declared eligible for federal and state disaster funds to repair and replace publicly owned facilities in...
January 20, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolinians who have recently experienced the economic and personal disruptions of Hurricane Floyd and the 1999 floods may ease their anxiety about the next natural calamity by...
January 20, 2000
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Kentucky Division of Emergency Management (KYEM) have announced today the new hours of operation and the closing date of the...
January 19, 2000
OWENSBORO, Ky. -- As victims of western Kentucky's recent tornadoes and high winds continue to clean up and rebuild, many are wondering "what about next time?" Disaster experts are encouraging...

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