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July 7, 1999
Atlanta, July 7, 1999 -- Under terms of a $2 million agreement reached between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of North Carolina, eight commercial buildings subject to...
July 6, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A stormwater mitigation project designed to reduce flood damage to homes and businesses in Port Richey, Fla. will have $349,026 to do the job. When completed, the project will...
June 16, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved $262,500 as part of a $350,000 Florida wildland fire mitigation project. The Florida Department of Agriculture, Division...
June 11, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Nearly half a million dollars has been set aside for the Division of Coastal Management, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, to develop digital terrain models that will...
June 10, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A large cross section of public and private leaders representing businesses, public agencies, and community groups in the City of Florence have agreed to sign on as South Carolina's...
June 10, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Nine additional severe-weather warning sirens will be sited throughout Scott County under a $172,078 grant approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The sirens will...
June 8, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A state-of-the-art community alert system has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to warn Boone County citizens of potential emergencies. The approved...
June 1, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Federal, state and local grants totaling $1,237,242 will enable the Louisville/Jefferson County Metropolitan Sewer District (MSD) to accelerate their efforts to eliminate the...
May 28, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Jefferson County, the City of Louisville, and the Commonwealth of Kentucky are joining the Project Impact initiative begun by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop...
May 21, 1999
ATLNATA, Ga. -- Government leaders in Escambia County, the City of Pensacola, and the State of Florida are becoming partners with local businesses and corporations in a unique new effort of the...
May 20, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The infusion of an additional $2.6 million to underwrite an extensive series of Raleigh flood mitigation projects today hiked total funding for the joint federal-state-local...
May 13, 1999
ATLNATA, Ga. -- Residents of sixteen Cobb County houses who have been flooded repeatedly by nearby Noonday Creek will finally get relief from the menacing waterway. The state and federal governments...
May 13, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- State officials report Florida's wildfire situation has diminished somewhat due to improved weather conditions. The past week brought much needed rainfall to large portions of the...
May 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for families and businesses in 17 Tennessee counties victimized by tornadoes and other violent weather last week, according to the...
May 10, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Residents of tornado-prone areas can get information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...
May 7, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Three projects, one to acquire a health care facility and two to acquire six flood-prone properties in the Town of Boone moved a step closer to reality with today's approval of $3,180...
May 7, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Onslow County, located in North Carolina's coastal plain, will buy two homes in the community of Richlands, demolish the structures, and maintain the sites as open space. The...
May 7, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A 12-unit apartment complex in the Greens Mill Run floodway of Pitt County, N.C., will be purchased and torn down as a result of repeated flooding. The acquisition project will cost...
April 29, 1999
MOBILE, Ala. -- Government and business leaders from Baldwin and Mobile counties, the City of Bayou La Batre and the Town of Dauphin Island will formally agree on Friday to become part of a select...
April 29, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Nine flood-prone residences built on seven land parcels will be purchased and torn down in order to eliminate repeated threats from high water in Warren County, which borders the...

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