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October 30, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As people rebuild following the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, many storm victims will seek contractor services to help in the process. Most contractors are...
October 29, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- A Disaster Recovery Center is scheduled to open in Gonzales on Mon. Nov. 2, to serve the victims of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began Oct. 17, according to...
October 29, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Communities can be a vital partner with federal and state agencies in providing disaster relief, says the Texas Division of Emergency Management (DEM). And to help your...
October 29, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The State/Federal Disaster Field Office (DFO) for the recent Texas floods is now fully operational and the focus has shifted from disaster response to recovery. Five Disaster...
October 28, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- State and federal officials are offering helpful hints to anyone who plans to file a claim for reimbursement on insured losses or damaged property, or who may be considering...
October 28, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Help is just a phone call away for people affected by the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began Oct.17. And Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Texas State...
October 28, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- More than 100 people a day are stepping into hot showers, thanks to the installation of two portable units set up in Cuero for individuals displaced by the recent severe storms...
October 27, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The focus of operations in Texas is shifting from response to recovery as the Colorado and Guadalupe rivers return to normal levels. National Weather Service (NWS) reports...
October 26, 1998
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The upper reaches of the flooded rivers in Texas have crested and are slowly receding. However, many areas downstream remain flooded. In Wharton, the Colorado River has...
October 23, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- James Lee Witt, FEMA's Director Witt joined Governor Bush today in Victoria County to fly over the affected area and meet with victims. The Colorado River is expected to crest in...
October 22, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As disaster response and recovery operations continue, James Lee Witt, Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will conduct an inspection tour of flood-ravaged...
October 21, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Texas state officials report flood surges continue down the river basins of central and south Texas. The Guadalupe River crested to nearly 35 feet, or about 14 above flood stage,...
October 21, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Twenty southeastern Texas counties were designated for federal aid today by the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist state and local relief efforts for...
June 24, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- State, federal and local government resources are battling Texas wildfires that have burned more than 117,800 acres since May 1. This year, there has been more than 3,000 fires...
June 23, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that President Clinton has ordered federal emergency aid for Texas because of the extreme threat to...
June 23, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported late yesterday that the uncontrolled Perry fire has been added to the list of recent state blazes designated for federal...
June 19, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA approved a Fire Suppression Assistance Grant was approved for Jeff Davis County, Texas, yesterday. This grant will help firefighters battling the 200-acre Paradise fire...
April 29, 1998
Under provisions of the President's Emergency Declaration for the severe weather that struck Arkansas earlier this month, mobile homes are being transferred to the state from storage sites in Texas...
April 24, 1998
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid was approved for Arkansas today to supplement recovery efforts for families in...

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