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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. -- 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-...
June 4, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Due to extensive damage received from the May 4 tornados, affected residents of Gregg County are now eligible to apply for federal and state disaster assistance, joining Bowie,...
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 3, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance is available to Oklahoma farmers and ranchers who have suffered losses as a result of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding, according to...
June 3, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In the first month since Oklahoma's May disaster, state and federal assistance in the 19 eligible counties has totaled more than $54 million, disaster recovery officials said...
June 3, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- In just one month, state and federal officials have approved more than $1,160,000 in disaster recovery funds to help individuals who have applied for help following the May 4...
May 28, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- As State and Federal emergency management officials begin to reflect on the human impacts and knowledge gained from the May 4 tornadoes in northeast Texas, the benefits of...
May 27, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- According to state and federal disaster recovery officials, more than 300 Texans have already registered for disaster assistance following the tornado destruction on May 4. For...
May 26, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Individuals with disaster-related damage and losses can be assured if they qualify for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma...
May 25, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- City officials have determined disaster areas in Oklahoma City to be a health and safety hazard following the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding, giving the Federal...
May 25, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The American Red Cross, the state, SBA and FEMA are working together to help disaster victims. For urgent needs such as food and household items, call the american red cross...
May 25, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Residents who sustained losses or damage as a result of the recent tornadoes in Bowie, Red River and Titus counties have until Friday evening to visit the FEMA/State Disaster...
May 24, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that occurred May 3-5 are over, the disaster has been Presidentially declared, and many people who suffered damage and losses are...
May 22, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Texas Division of Emergency Management will sponsor a Tornado Safety and Rebuilding Workshop at the DeKalb Middle School in DeKalb...
May 22, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Disaster Recovery Center at the DeKalb Middle School will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. The Center provides information and assistance to individuals and...
May 21, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Over a seven-day period, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor has removed more than 143,000 cubic yards of debris from five communities hit hard by the May 3-5...
May 21, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- In just two weeks, state and federal officials have approved more than $536,785 in disaster recovery funds to help more than 69 individuals who have applied for help following...
May 21, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Titus County has been included in the federal disaster declaration following the May 4 tornadoes that also severely impacted Bowie and Red River counties. Sharon Stoffel,...

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