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May 17, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Disaster Recovery Center in DeKalb will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday, effective Wednesday, May 19. Tornado victims should...
May 17, 1999
TULSA, Okla. -- Short-term Rental Housing Needed For Disaster Victims: Helping displaced disaster victims find safe, sanitary and secure housing is a priority for disaster recovery officials. Anyone...
May 17, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- After Oklahoma's tornadoes this month, it seemed everyone needed help. But some people - particularly seniors and people with disabilities - need more help than others....
May 15, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Individuals affected by the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding can get timely disaster recovery information and answers to important questions regarding disaster...
May 14, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Southern Baptist Convention, the United Methodist Church and other voluntary organizations have been on hand to help tornado victims in...
May 14, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Residents and business owners in Red River County affected by the May 4 severe storms and tornadoes are now eligible for disaster assistance, announced federal and state recovery...
May 14, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Bowie County has been made eligible for full Public Assistance programs, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management....
May 13, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Secretary of Commerce Howard Barnett announced today that the Oklahoma Department of Commerce has set up a toll free line to help businesses damaged in the May 3rd tornadoes....
May 13, 1999
» Photos WASHINGTON, D.C. -- What once was a haven for over 500 students and staff, is now only a memory and mounds of debris. When a tornado touched down in this Eastern Texas community on May 4,...
May 13, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Oklahoma residents following the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding of May 3-5. Effective May 12, the declaration...
May 12, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' massive debris removal operation began today in Oklahoma City, Mulhall and Choctaw. Debris removal in Stroud begins Thursday, May 13....
May 12, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- State and local governments and certain nonprofit organizations in seven Oklahoma counties are now eligible for federal financial assistance to help pay for rebuilding road...
May 11, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Oklahoma residents following the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding of May 3-5. The following is a summary of...
May 11, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are warning property owners whose homes were damaged in the recent storms that contractors who represent themselves as Corps of...
May 11, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Officials with the state of Oklahoma, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development are working together to find...
May 11, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management will open a Disaster Recovery Center in DeKalb for victims of the recent severe...
May 11, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Oklahoma residents following the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding of May 3-5. The following is a summary of...
May 11, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal, state and local officials are responding to the disasters in Oklahoma Kansas, and Texas. Only two people are still missing, both in Oklahoma, and no additional storm-...
May 10, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Residents of tornado-prone areas can get information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...
May 10, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- New information on the Federal, state and local response to the Texas disaster. A federal/state Disaster Field Office in Texarkana will be fully operational tomorrow. Disaster...

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