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May 19, 2001
St. Paul, MN -- The disaster declaration for Minnesota issued by President Bush clears the way for federal and state assistance programs to help those in need in the declared counties. Homeowners,...
May 18, 2001
La Crosse, WI --- The flood waters are gone. You registered with the Red Cross, notified local officials of your damage and even reported to the county emergency manager. You're all set, right?...
May 18, 2001
St. Paul, MN -- A toll--free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by severe winter storms, flooding and...
May 16, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Minnesota, opening the way for the use of federal...
May 15, 2001
Chicago, IL -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the flooding that began on April 18....
May 14, 2001
La Crosse, WI -- Community relations teams consisting of members of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Wisconsin Emergency Management are meeting with local officials and residents of flood...
May 11, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available for Wisconsin today to help people and communities recover from the spring floods that swamped the western part of the state, according to...
May 10, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that federal disaster aid has been made available for flood-stricken families and businesses in western...
February 7, 2001
Chicago, IL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Boone County has been added to the emergency declaration for snow removal made available to units of government and...
February 7, 2001
Chicago, IL -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that 11 counties have been added to the emergency declaration for snow removal made available to units of government and...
February 7, 2001
Lansing, MI -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Bay County has been added to the emergency declaration for snow removal made available to units of government and...
January 24, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available for Wisconsin today to supplement emergency response efforts to last month's winter storms that produced record snowfalls in the eastern...
January 24, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available for Indiana today to supplement emergency response efforts to last month's winter storms that produced record snowfalls in the northern...
January 17, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Illinois to supplement emergency response efforts...
January 10, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available for Michigan communities hit with record snowfalls in...
November 6, 2000
Lansing, MI -- In less than three weeks since President Clinton issued a major disaster declaration for Michigan, more than $10 million in grants have been approved for more than 65 percent of the 5,...
October 31, 2000
Lansing, MI -- The joint Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Taylor and Dearborn will close at 7 p.m. Friday (Nov. 3), but additional assistance is still available, state and federal disaster...
October 27, 2000
Xenia, OH -- Residents of Greene County who have not yet applied for disaster assistance have only one month left to call. Monday, Nov. 27, is the last day to file applications for most disaster...
October 27, 2000
Lansing, MI -- As flood victims in Wayne County recover from the storms and flooding, more than $2.5 million has been paid by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in disaster assistance...
October 26, 2000
Lansing, MI -- In the confusion that often follows a disaster, half-truths and rumors about how they can find help may mislead residents. According to state and federal disaster recovery officials,...

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