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December 5, 2000
Oklahoma City, OK -- The process of applying for state and federal disaster assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration and replacement of public...
December 4, 2000
Oklahoma City, OK -- Federal and State disaster assistance is now expanded in Carter, Comanche and Tillman Counties to include homeowners, renters and business owners. Residents may now apply for...
December 4, 2000
More than 100 apply for disaster assistance In less than a week since President Clinton issued a major disaster declaration for Oklahoma, more than 100 residents have applied for disaster assistance...
November 30, 2000
Oklahoma City, OK -- State and federal disaster recovery agencies will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Apache at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 1, to serve homeowners, renters and business...
November 28, 2000
LUBBOCK, Texas -- Lubbock, Texas formally joined the disaster-resistant efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, a...
November 28, 2000
LUBBOCK, Texas -- FEMA, the National Flood Insurance Program and the City of Lubbock are hosting the Texas Flood Forum on December 7, 2000 at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. The Texas Flood Forum...
November 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Oklahoma to help families and communities recover from the...
November 1, 2000
Traveling with a group of Emergency Management professionals from the United States, Region VI staff members David Passey and Dennis Lee recently returned from an international visit to Nicaragua...
October 25, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Kemah is the first Texas community to obtain a Class 5 rating from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) under the Community Rating System (CRS) Program. That means a 25...
October 20, 2000
Scene of CHER-CAP exercise scene in Gravette, AR. FEMA News PhotoScene of CHER-CAP exercise scene in Gravette, AR. FEMA News Photo After months of planning, training and exercising...
October 17, 2000
The two-day exercise Wednesday and Thursday, October 18-19 will help emergency planners determine the strengths of their operational plans. "State and federal agencies regulate nuclear energy plants...
October 6, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Is Benton County ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Benton...
October 4, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The uncontrolled Quail Run fire located in Parker County has been added to the list of Texas blazes designated for federal firefighting funds by the Federal Emergency Management...
September 29, 2000
On September 20th Emergency Response Teams in Caddo and Bossier Parishes added another dimension to FEMA's CHER-CAP exercise program. The CHER-CAP (Comprehensive Hazmat Emergency Response-...
September 27, 2000
CLOVIS, New Mexico -- Clovis New Mexico has become the latest community in Region VI to complete a HAZMAT exercise under FEMA's Comprehensive HAZMAT Emergency Response-Capability Assessment Program (...
September 22, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has made federal funds available for two more uncontrolled Oklahoma wildfires, bringing to three the number of state fires...
September 19, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Oklahoma fight uncontrolled wildfires that pose a threat to populated areas in...
September 19, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help suppress another uncontrolled Texas wildfire burning in Smith County. The...
September 18, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Are Shreveport and Bossier City ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA, the State, and the communities of Shreveport and Bossier City are preparing to test local...
September 14, 2000
Denton, Texas -- Are Clovis and Portales ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA, the State, and the communities of Clovis and Portales are preparing to test local response to...

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