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October 19, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- More than 6,500 South Carolina residents have already received crisis counseling, outreach services or referral services from the State Department of Mental Health (DMH) since FEMA...
October 17, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- All Federal/State disaster recovery centers opened in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd will remain closed through Monday, Oct. 18, because of the expected heavy rainfall from...
October 16, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- All Federal/State disaster recovery centers opened in the aftermath of Hurricane Floyd will close today at 5 p.m. and remain closed Sunday, Oct. 17, because of the potential threat...
October 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- To help victims of Hurricane Floyd recover more quickly, FEMA will provide lump sum benefits - about $10,000 per individual - for those eligible for 18 months of rental assistance...
October 15, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Since the Presidential disaster declaration 9,576 disaster survivors in 11 declared counties have applied for assistance, and a total of $ 5,936,325 has been approved for disaster...
October 15, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- One month after Hurricane Floyd inundated eastern and central North Carolina, 29,386 storm victims have visited disaster recovery centers to talk with state and Federal Emergency...
October 15, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Specially equipped mobile information centers continue touring North Carolina's disaster-struck counties to give business owners and homeowners an opportunity to learn cost-effective...
October 15, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Storms may cause conditions that affect your food and water safety, warn federal and state disaster recovery officials. "Keeping people out of harm's way is an essential component...
October 15, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- As recovery operations for Hurricane Floyd reached the one-month milestone, figures released by federal and state officials reveal the scope and scale of devastation of the historic...
October 15, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal resources and funds were made available today to support hurricane response efforts in Florida under an emergency declaration issued by President Clinton, according to the...
October 15, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials offered information on a range of every-day concerns of disaster victims at Friday morning's daily news briefing. Here's a rundown of...
October 14, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The state of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday announced a long-term strategy to help North Carolinians move out of the way of future floods - a...
October 14, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- After almost one full month of disaster recovery efforts the total number of North Carolinians registering for disaster assistance now totals 60,667 residents. Federal Emergency...
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 13, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Q: After I've called the toll-free toll free application number, when can I expect an inspector will visit my property? A: In general, an inspector will arrange with you to visit...
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. -- 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 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 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 (...

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