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February 20, 2000
THOMASVILLE, Ga. -- Providing housing for tornado victims in four southwestern Georgia counties remains a top priority said officials overseeing the state-federal disaster recovery effort. "We need...
February 18, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- After flat-lining at just under 100 applications per day for nearly three weeks, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registrations for recovery assistance from Hurricane Floyd...
February 18, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Anyone who has previously registered for state or federal disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recovery Hotline does not need to re-register to...
February 18, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help local governments in three northeastern Alabama counties recover from the effects of a severe winter storm that hit the...
February 17, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Spurred by a surge in first-time registrations and acting on a request from North Carolina officials, the Federal Emergency Management Agency today extended, for the fourth time, the...
February 15, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Clinton authorized federal disaster aid for four southwestern Georgia counties ravaged by deadly tornadoes Monday morning. FEMA Director James Lee Witt said the...
February 14, 2000
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Two more counties have been added to the 45 already declared eligible for federal and state disaster assistance as a result of damaging winter storms that swept across the region in a...
February 11, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The total of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and state funds committed for the North Carolina recovery effort from Hurricanes...
February 10, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Thursday, Feb. 17 is the final day for North Carolinians who suffered losses from Hurricanes Floyd and Irene to apply for disaster assistance. With the deadline looming, nearly 300...
February 9, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As part of acquisition programs funded by the state of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Lenoir and Johnston counties and the cities of Farmville,...
February 9, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Two more North Carolina counties have been added to the 31 already declared eligible for public assistance as a result of the January 24-25 snowstorm. Government units in Edgecombe...
February 8, 2000
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane survivors who don't qualify for federal and state disaster aid or whose needs aren't fully met by such assistance may receive help from the interfaith organizations and...
February 7, 2000
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Eleven more counties and assistance for public utilities have been added to the disaster declaration issued by President Clinton January 31, which brings the total to 38 South...
February 7, 2000
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- State and federal disaster officials will begin to work with local governments this week to ensure an efficient reimbursement of federal funds as a result of President Clinton's...
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
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 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 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...

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