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October 6, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Federal and state assistance to North Carolina's hurricane disaster counties topped $40 million Wednesday with more than 8,000 checks sent directly to families that sustained losses...
October 6, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Specially equipped mobile information centers begin touring North Carolina's disaster-struck counties this week to give business and home owners an opportunity to learn rebuilding...
October 6, 1999
WASHINGTON,D.C. -- Major flooding has subsided on the Tar River, though some flooding of farmland and lowlands along the river may continue to be affected. The river has fallen below flood stage...
October 5, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- To accelerate the recovery process, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has increased to more than 400 the number of inspectors checking damaged properties in North...
October 5, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Since the Presidential disaster declaration, 6,407 disaster survivors in seven declared counties have applied for assistance, and a total of $ 1,199,379 has been approved for...
October 4, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- More than $40 million in disaster assistance has been approved for North Carolina's 66 hurricane-ravaged counties. The number of residents seeking state and federal aid now is...
October 4, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As the federal-state disaster recovery effort gains momentum, a second mobile disaster recovery center will begin making rounds in three hard-hit eastern and central counties. The...
October 4, 1999
Federal Assistance Dollars Now Over $650,000In the 10 days that the FEMA toll-free application line has been in operation, 5,293 disaster victims from declared counties have applied for disaster...
October 4, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The huge task of coordinating the removal of millions of cubic yards of debris left behind by hurricane Floyd has been launched in a state-federal plan that will collect and dispose...
October 3, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- People in 31 of North Carolina's federally declared disaster counties who have suffered losses and had their lives disrupted by Hurricane Floyd will be able to get free crisis...
October 2, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Housing victims of Hurricane Floyd remains a top priority of the state-federal disaster recovery efforts ranging from a state program to provide travel trailers for temporary...
October 2, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Disaster assistance to North Carolina's 66 hurricane-ravaged counties reached $35.7 million Saturday as the number of residents signing up for state and federal aid topped 50,000....
October 1, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The eighteenth state-federal disaster recovery center will open Monday at Lumberton in Robeson County, and a mobile recovery center will make stops in Bertie, Pitt, Pamlico and...
October 1, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and federal assistance to hurricane victims in North Carolina's 66 disaster counties totaled $34.4 million Friday, with the number of requests for aid approaching 50,000 and...
October 1, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Maintaining a flood insurance policy is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against the cost of flood damage. As many residents found out in the aftermath of...
September 30, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Officials of the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have scheduled a meeting for Horry County government...
September 29, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Free legal assistance to help low-income residents of North Carolina cope with legal questions related to Hurricane Floyd is now available. Volunteer members of the North Carolina...
September 29, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Direct assistance to North Carolina's hurricane victims reached $5.3 million Wednesday as 45,805 residents sought disaster assistance over the toll-free telephone intake line, 1-800-...
September 29, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Hurricane Floyd didn't just damage houses and farms, it put a lot of people out of work. Residents who are unemployed as a result of the disaster may be eligible for special federal/...
September 29, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help South Carolina residents following Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding. The following is an...

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