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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...
September 28, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Registration for disaster assistance by North Carolina's hurricane victims continued to climb Tuesday, with 42,518 seeking state and federal aid over the toll-free telephone intake...
September 28, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) announced today that President Clinton's September 21 disaster...
September 28, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Flood victims in disaster-declared South Carolina counties who are returning to their homes are strongly urged by FEMA and SCEPD officials to clean up their residences as soon as...
September 28, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Flood victims in disaster-declared South Carolina counties who are returning to their homes are strongly urged by FEMA and SCEPD officials to clean up their residences as soon as...
September 26, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. In the first week of recovery operations for Hurricane Floyd more than 35,000 residents of North Carolina's 66 disaster counties registered for state and federal assistance and the...
September 25, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- A state-federal disaster recovery center will open Monday at Snow Hill in Greene County, and a mobile center is scheduled for three stops in Halifax County during the week. The...
September 24, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking volunteers from other federal agencies to help its more than 1,000 operators handle the crush of applications for disaster...
September 24, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Community relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) and local emergency...
September 24, 1999
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Today, the Federal Emergency management Agency (FEMA) opened a Disaster Recovery Center for residents of Charleston County. The center is located on the first floor of the...
September 23, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Officials of the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced a schedule of meetings to assist...
September 23, 1999
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the South Carolina Emergency Preparedness Division (SCEPD) are opening four Disaster Recovery Centers this week in Charleston,...
September 23, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Flooding spawned by Hurricane Floyd's 15 to 20-inch rains in eastern North Carolina have resulted in many questions about federal and state programs that provide direct grants to...
September 23, 1999
RALEIGH, N.C. -- The first three disaster recovery centers (DRCs) will be opened Monday in Wilson, Tarboro and Rocky Mount to further serve the recovery needs of Hurricane Floyd victims in 66 storm-...
September 23, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Renters, homeowners and business owners in the 66 North Carolina counties designated a major disaster area may find help through a variety of programs, federal and state officials...

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