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September 22, 1999
Cupertino, Calif. -- A growing partnership of earthquake experts, risk managers, and geographic information system specialists from the San Francisco Bay Area are gathering at Compaq Computer...
September 7, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Interagency Fire Center (www.nifc.gov) reports firefighters in southern California are mopping up the state's largest blaze this morning, while wildfires continue to...
September 3, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Interagency Fire Center reports firefighters continue to battle major wildfires in California. Firefighters have gained some upper ground on the largest wildfire...
September 3, 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The counties of San Bernardino and Plumas have been added to the Presidential emergency declaration arising from the current and recent spate of California wildfires,...
September 1, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- The Government of Guam (GovGuam) will receive a grant of $2.3 million for a project involving the old Department of Land Management's One Stop building and the Hagatna...
September 1, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that President Clinton has ordered federal emergency aid for California because of the extreme threat to...
August 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Interagency Fire Center reports serious wildfire activity in Nevada and California. Nevada: A 4,500-acre fire is reported 10 miles north of Reno, Nev., and...
August 20, 1999
Honolulu, Hawaii -- Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with other federal agencies, met with their Hawaii state counterparts August 17-18 to prepare and...
August 11, 1999
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nevada Division of Emergency Management (DEM) urge governmental agencies in Las Vegas and other communities and special...
August 9, 1999
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The hours when Clark County flood victims can register for federal and state disaster assistance have changed, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
August 8, 1999
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Clark County residents who sustained losses or damages as a result of the recent severe storms and flash flooding have only three more days to visit the FEMA/State Disaster...
August 6, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Nevada battle two uncontrolled wildfires located in the counties of Elko and...
August 6, 1999
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nevada Division of Emergency Management (DEM) are urging Southern Nevada homeowners to protect themselves from severe storms and...
August 5, 1999
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Now that disaster relief funds are being distributed to flood victims in Clark County, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Nevada Division of Emergency...
August 2, 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Victims of the December freeze disaster facing property foreclosure or eviction from their California homes have until Monday, August 9, 1999 to register for help, according...
July 28, 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- A telephone hotline - (800) 310-7032 - for freeze disaster victims seeking free legal assistance will close this Friday, July 30, according to the Federal Emergency...
July 26, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- The City of Malibu will receive a grant of $150,000, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES)....
July 26, 1999
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state of Nevada Office of Emergency Management (OEM) opened a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Monday July 26 to assist...
July 26, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- The City of Malibu will receive a grant of $150,000, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES)....
July 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available for Nevada today to supplement the recovery needs of flood-stricken residents and communities in Clark County, according to the head of...

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