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May 10, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Local jurisdictions now have through June 3 to contract for debris removal to receive 100 percent federal funding, according to state and federal disaster recovery officials...
May 9, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Only two days after President Bill Clinton issued the disaster declaration. May 4, the first financial assistance checks have been approved for Oklahomans whose homes were...
May 9, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A massive debris removal operation will get underway this week, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. They have the huge task of coordinating the...
May 7, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma and Kansas. The following is the latest information on the situation: Oklahoma There are 41...
May 7, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Five counties were added to the Oklahoma disaster declaration today. The counties include Canadian, Craig, Le Flore, Noble, and Ottowa. This brings the total number of Oklahoma...
May 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma Department of Civil Emergency Management (ODCEM) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Moore on...
May 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin debris removal from affected areas early next week, starting with municipal streets, roads and public property in the 11 counties...
May 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Five counties have been added to the disaster declaration issued by President Clinton on May 4. The addition, sought by Gov. Frank Keating, makes a total of 16 Oklahoma...
May 7, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has sent eight search dogs with their handlers and a Search Team Manager to Oklahoma to aid in the search for 13 persons still unaccounted...
May 7, 1999
The situation in brief as of 5:00 p.m. Friday, May 7, 1999: President Clinton Thursday issued a major disaster declaration for Bowie County, Texas. The disaster declaration makes available a variety...
May 6, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for Texas families and businesses in Bowie County victimized by tornadoes and other violent weather earlier this week, according to...
May 6, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma and Kansas. The following is the latest information on the situation: Oklahoma: There has been no...
May 5, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- State officials report the death toll from Monday's deadly tornado outbreak now stands at 43. Thirty eight died in Oklahoma and five in Kansas. Neither state has confirmed...
May 4, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Eleven Oklahoma counties ripped by a swarm of deadly tornadoes have been designated for federal aid by the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under a major...
April 14, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA and Louisiana state officials have established a field office in Bossier City, La. to begin disaster recovery operations. FEMA's regional office in Denton, Texas (Region IV)...
April 14, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Another potential "problem date " in the Y2K computer system transition has passed without significant reported disruptions. As of today, there have been no reports of related...
April 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for tornado victims in Louisiana's Bossier and Caddo parishes under an amendment to the major disaster declaration issued for the...
April 9, 1999
FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance requested by the state under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon. The declaration covers damage to public...
March 19, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Tuesday, Mar. 23, 1999 is the last day for residents and business owners in the 15 Arkansas counties designated disaster areas to apply for disaster assistance, according to...
March 15, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Residents of Arkansas who have not yet applied for federal disaster have only one more week to apply. Tuesday, Mar. 23 is the last day to file applications for most disaster...

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