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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....
November 5, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The disaster aid pipeline is fully open and flowing freely in North Carolina seven weeks after Hurricane Floyd. To date, a total of $334.6 million in federal and state funds have...
November 5, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Flood insurance policyholders who suffered losses in any of the three devastating hurricanes that raked Eastern North Carolina this season may have some extra help covering the added...
November 2, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Residents and business owners have just over two weeks left to apply for disaster assistance if they sustained storm or flood-related damage or loss in a declared county between...
November 1, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Residents of the six coastal counties battered by Hurricane Dennis who suffered uninsured damages from that storm and have not yet applied for disaster aid have only one week left to...
November 1, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Six weeks into the massive recovery effort taking place in eastern and central North Carolina, over 72,000 applicants have registered for some form of disaster assistance as the...
October 30, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Governor Jim Hodges announced today that South Carolina will expand its partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the effort to prevent damage and loss of...
October 29, 1999
» What is the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program - Backgrounder COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The public and local officials are invited to attend one of two meetings scheduled for next week to provide their...
October 27, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The destruction of much of the housing stock in Eastern North Carolina's flood-ravaged counties has prompted Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials to make a major...
October 27, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Wayne County disaster recovery center in Goldsboro will re-locate this Saturday, Oct. 30th, from its present location at 208 West Chestnut St. to 138 West Walnut. The new...
October 25, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal and state recovery officials announced that residents of the 66 counties declared eligible for disaster assistance due to Hurricane Floyd are also eligible to register for...
October 25, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be showing residents how to reduce future disaster risks at the Coastal Carolina Fair in Ladson, Oct. 27 through Nov. 6. Disaster...
October 25, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- River conditions continue to improve along the Tar and Nuese Rivers as the water levels continue to fall. The Tar River is approximately five feet above flood stage at Tarboro...
October 22, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Almost 70,000 North Carolinians have registered for some form of disaster assistance as the result of Hurricane Floyd. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials said that...
October 22, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As the federal-state disaster recovery effort gains momentum, mobile disaster recovery centers will begin making rounds in two additional disaster-stricken counties in the next two...
October 22, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Beginning Oct. 26, specially equipped mobile information centers will make stops in Bertie, Duplin, Hertford, and Martin counties over a ten day period to give business owners and...
October 22, 1999
Raleigh, NC - The crowd looks on as an US Army Corps of Engineers flooding demonstration sends water through a model town at the state fair exhibit hall.Raleigh, NC - Model homes on this FEMA/U.S...
October 21, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As the long-term impact of Hurricane Floyd on Eastern North Carolina becomes clearer, federal and state officials have agreed to extend the filing period for a special federal/state...
October 21, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is helping homeowners and small businesses learn more about reducing losses from natural disasters. The agency has just announced the...

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