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April 21, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help New Mexico battle an outbreak of uncontrolled wildfires located in the counties of...
April 7, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid for Texas was ordered by President Clinton today for people and communities victimized...
February 16, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available on February 15 to help communities in seven Louisiana parishes recover from the severe winter storm that hit the northern part of the...
February 1, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Region VI. the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Region IV, the Division of Emergency Management (DEM), Texas Department of Public...
January 18, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Baton Rouge, a Project Impact city, will become more disaster resistant with a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The City will offer to purchase structures...
January 18, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Bexar County and FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) jointly plan to remove homes and businesses from dangerous floodwaters in the Cibolo Creek area. The County wants to...
January 13, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- After the record-breaking flood of October 1998 the City of Victoria, FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), and the State of Texas said it was time to reduce flood losses...
January 6, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that the uncontrolled Bob's Trail fire has been added to the list of state wildfires designated for federal fire...
January 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Texas fight the uncontrolled Purgatory fire located in Comal County. FEMA Director...
October 18, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- The two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers located in Corpus Christi and Falfurrias will close at 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 21. The centers were established in the wake of...
October 18, 1999
CORPUS, CHRISTI, Texas -- Hurricane Bret victims in 13 South Texas counties have until 5 p.m. next Thursday (Oct. 21) to apply for disaster-recovery assistance. So far, more than 16,000 have called...
October 12, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- South Texans who had losses as a result of Hurricane Bret have until 5 p.m. Thursday, October 21 to register for assistance by calling the toll-free teleregistration number...
October 6, 1999
DENTON, Texas -- Hurricane Bret victims in South Texas have until 6 p.m. Thursday Oct. 21 to apply for disaster-recovery assistance. So far, more than 15,000 have called the toll-free registration...
October 1, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Beginning this weekend the Disaster Recovery Centers opened in the wake of Hurricane Bret will be closed on weekends. The hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday...
September 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were authorized today to help communities in New Mexico recover from the effects of recent floods in the western part the state, according to the head of...
September 16, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Hours of operation for the Hurricane Bret Disaster Recovery Centers will change on Monday, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Texas Division of...
September 16, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Damage inspectors are now in the field visiting people who have filed applications for assistance for losses and damages from Hurricane Bret, said Federal Emergency...
September 15, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Despite the severity of hurricanes sweeping the Atlantic Coast, disaster relief for Hurricane Bret will not be interrupted, report federal and state officials. "We will have...
September 11, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (Texas DEM) will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Donna, and close the center...
September 9, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Checks totaling $831,593.28 in disaster housing assistance grants have been issued to victims of Hurricane Bret, state and federal officials announced today. Thus far, 911...

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