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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...
September 8, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Federal disaster-recovery funds are now available to help eligible individuals and businesses in Jim Hogg County recover from the effects of Hurricane Bret. This brings to 13...
September 4, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (Texas DEM) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in each of the 12 south Texas...
September 3, 1999
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- Following further inspections of damages caused by Hurricane Bret, disaster-recovery assistance in 11 South Texas counties has been expanded. Individuals in San Patricio...
September 1, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton has ordered federal emergency aid for Texas because of the extreme threat to...
August 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The counties of Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells and Webb have been added to the list of Texas jurisdictions designated for federal assistance under President Clinton's major disaster...
August 25, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports the remnants of Hurricane Bret crossed the west Texas border into Mexico yesterday, but up to three inches of rain could fall today from...
August 24, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that the remnants of Hurricane Bret continue bringing heavy rain to parts of south Texas. What is left from Bret is centered over northern...
August 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Texas battle the uncontrolled Reese Creek fire located in Bell County. FEMA...
August 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports Hurricane Bret moved on shore yesterday over a sparsely populated stretch of the Texas coast. Bringing maximum sustained winds up to...
August 22, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster resources have been made available for people and communities in hurricane-battered Texas under a major disaster declaration issued for the state this evening by...
July 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Almost 9,500 Oklahomans registered for federal and state disaster recovery assistance by the deadline Friday evening (July 2). To date, more than $67.8 million has been...
June 25, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- As Oklahoma begins to rebuild areas damaged by spring tornadoes, homeowners and homebuilders alike are seeking information on safe rooms, which can save lives in otherwise...
June 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Safe Room Traveling Road Show teams visited Oklahoma last week, urging residents of tornado-prone areas to build an in-house "safe room" as protection against deadly tornadoes...
June 18, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A first-in-the-nation Safe Room Rebate Program was unveiled at a news conference at the State Capitol this morning by Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, joined by Federal...
June 14, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Two of the disaster recovery centers set up to help victims of Oklahoma's May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 18, state and federal...
June 14, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is encouraging area residents to submit right-of-entry permits by June 18 to allow Corps contractors to remove tornado debris from their...
June 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Mulhall Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Logan County, which has operated since May 19, will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 11, according to officials with the Federal...
June 4, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Did you know that a home is four times more likely to flood than burn during the course of a 30-year mortgage? It's a statistic residents in Craig and Ottawa counties...
June 4, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin debris cleanup on private property in Oklahoma City this weekend. Oklahoma City property owners in the disaster-...

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