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March 28, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Every year, more homes in the United States are damaged by floods than any other natural disaster, a fact brought home this spring by Arkansas flooding. Having a flood insurance...
March 28, 2001
LeFlore County, OK -- Emergency Responders in LeFlore County, Oklahoma were the most recent participants in FEMA's highly successful Comprehensive HAZMAT Emergency Response-Capability Assessment...
March 26, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- With the advent of the spring floods and the presidential declaration of 13 Arkansas counties for Public Assistance relief for infrastructure, attention turns to the National Flood...
March 23, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- To date a grand total of $19,650,738.08 is approved for individual assistance and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loans following the devastating ice storms that began...
March 19, 2001
Tulsa, OK -- The Tulsa Project Impact Foundation was incorporated Dec. 15, marking another milestone in Project Impact's quest to link the public and private sectors, to help reduce disaster losses...
March 15, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Since the beginning of the Arkansas ice storm disaster declaration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the state, paid a total of $23.1 million earmarked for...
March 14, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- The city of Pine Bluff is scheduled to be issued a check for approximately $2.4 million, with which it can make payments to the debris removal contractor and in turn to the sub-...
March 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has made additional assistance available for the Texas ice storms last December by...
March 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has made additional assistance available for the Louisiana ice storms last December by...
March 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has made additional assistance available for the Oklahoma ice storms last December by...
March 13, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Helpline days of operation have changed to Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to Joe D. Bray, FEMA Federal...
March 13, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster funds have been made available to help communities in 13 Arkansas counties recover...
March 8, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- In the twelve weeks since the first of two ice storms blasted the majority of Arkansas counties, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $77 million...
March 6, 2001
Oklahoma City, OK -- "Local officials in Oklahoma don't need to fear being left alone to deal with the aftermath of the Christmas ice storm just because things are happening in other parts of the...
March 5, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Some Arkansas counties are experiencing confusion with respect to President Bush's recent decision increasing the federal funding to 100 percent for eligible ice storm debris...
March 1, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- President George W. Bush today announced that he has given approval to increasing the federal share of public assistance for debris removal from 75 to 100 percent. The increase...
March 1, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- The City of Camden has completed 80 percent of its debris cleanup from the December ice storms and expects to complete the task by March 9, Mayor Chris Claybaker said today. "We'...
February 23, 2001
Little Rock, AR -- Disaster recovery agencies have committed $43.7 million to date to help Arkansas recover from December's ice storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $...
February 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX, February 22, 2001 -- Texas residents have until March 9, 2001, to apply for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in the wake of the severe winter storms that...
February 22, 2001
Texarkana, TX, February 22, 2001 -- A community that has suffered losses from ice storms, hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding or earthquakes usually tries to find ways to prevent the same type of damage...

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