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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...
September 13, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) visited Tulsa, Oklahoma, today to reward the city for its outstanding achievements in reducing flood risks. At...
September 12, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that federal fire suppression funds have been made available for Louisiana as a result of recent wildfires in the...
September 11, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that the uncontrolled Milam Street fire in Caldwell County has been added to the list of eight other Texas wildfires...
September 1, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Texas battle another uncontrolled wildfire located in Eastland County. According to the...
August 28, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds were made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) over the weekend to help Texas battle the uncontrolled Live Oak Loop fire located in Hill...
August 24, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Texas battle the uncontrolled Chicken fire located in Nacogdoches County. ...
August 15, 2000
Project Impact communities from five states gathered for a two-day workshop at Region VI to share success stories, provide mentoring, and inspire new ideas in the Project Impact initiative. All of...
August 15, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- Three months following the major disaster declaration for wildfires that burned across New Mexico from May 5 to June 9, almost $21.5 million in grants and loans have been approved for...
August 7, 2000
Major General Doesburg, SBCCOM, presents a group award for work done on the CSEPP MOU/MOA legal workshop. The award was part of the 2000 National CSEPP Conference held in Little Rock,...
July 27, 2000
The residents of Farmington NM and the surrounding areas can rest easy knowing that their local fire, law enforcement, emergency medical staff and local industries have tested their skills and are...
July 21, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Caddo and Bossier Parishes have been selected to participate in FEMA's Comprehensive Hazmat Emergency Response - Capability Assessment Program to improve the community?s emergency...
July 21, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Is San Juan County ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA and San Juan County are preparing for a hazardous material incident exercise. Local officials have spent...
July 17, 2000
WESLACO, Texas -- A project to help communities reduce risks of damage from floods and manmade hazards was announced today by Tyrus Fain, President of Rio Grande Institute (RGI) and R. L. "Buddy"...
July 5, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- Victims of May's wildfires in New Mexico have one week left to apply for disaster recovery assistance, according to state and federal officials. Wednesday, July 12 is the deadline...

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