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October 13, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- After almost one full month of disaster recovery efforts the total number of North Carolinians registering for disaster assistance stood at 59,999 residents. Federal Emergency...
October 12, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Since the Presidential disaster declaration 8,635 disaster survivors in eleven declared counties have applied for assistance, and a total of $ 4,575,606 has been approved for...
October 12, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The joint federal-state recovery effort continued its commitment to reach out to North Carolinians who suffered losses from Hurricane Floyd floodwaters. The Federal Emergency...
October 11, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- According to The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) mold growth in water-damaged homes is a potential hazard from flooding. Many South Carolina residents who...
October 11, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- While the most immediate concern of federal and state assistance officials is the well-being of individuals affected by disasters, a key part of the recovery process is helping...
October 9, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Officials with the North Carolina Emergency Management Division are working with county officials and community relations specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
October 9, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- While disaster recovery assistance programs are important in helping flood survivors get back on their feet, there is no substitute for the broad-ranging benefits of flood insurance...
October 9, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Here are the current numbers for recovery operations: The state of North Carolina has eight temporary housing sites under construction for 702 travel trailers. Two sites are in...
October 8, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- In response to a request made by Governor Hodges, crisis counseling services are now available for those affected by Hurricane Floyd and subsequent flooding, federal officials...
October 8, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Since the Presidential disaster declaration 7,733 disaster survivors in eleven declared counties have applied for assistance, and a total of $ 2,733,130 has been approved for...
October 7, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. - The Air Force has been tasked to help the state to control the mosquito outbreak caused by Hurricane Floyd floodwaters. Standing pools of water left by the storm are ideal breeding...
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 6, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Federal and state disaster officials have announced the closing of Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Moncks Corner, Georgetown and Charleston at 6 p.m. this Saturday, October 9....
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 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...

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