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July 22, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for flood victims in four Iowa counties under a major...
July 14, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowa victims of the May 16-29 storms who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. July 20, 1999 is the last day to file...
June 23, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Chickasaw County is now eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to repair or replace public facilities damaged by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes May...
June 23, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Helpline will be out of service on Friday, June 25, 1999, for maintenance. The Helpline is normally closed on Saturday and Sunday...
June 21, 1999
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Beginning Tuesday, June 22, Kansans will be able to get specific information from disaster-prevention advisors on how to build disaster-resistant structures or rooms in their...
June 19, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Iowa residents and business owners recover from severe storms, floods, and tornadoes that...
June 18, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced June 25 as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms, flooding...
June 18, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that public officials have until Wednesday, June 23, 1999, to apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal disaster...
June 15, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Are you a potential flood victim? Floods can occur anywhere, but some places are more at risk than others. Areas likely to be flooded are called Special Flood Hazard Areas; they...
June 13, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced the deadlines for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms, flooding, and...
June 12, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Operating hours for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free registration line and toll-free Helpline will change as of Monday, June 14. Beginning Monday, the...
June 12, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Iowa residents and business owners recover from severe storms, floods, and tornadoes that...
June 10, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For Iowans who wish to have face-to-face meetings with Recovery Specialists to ask about available assistance on flood damages, the time for visiting a Disaster Recovery Center...
June 9, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Two more Iowa counties are now eligible for federal disaster assistance in the wake of storms, flooding, and tornadoes, May 16-29. The addition of Montgomery and Scott brings...
June 8, 1999
WICHITA, Kan. -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Kansans following the severe storms and tornadoes of May 3, one month ago. The Kansas Division of...
June 8, 1999
WICHITA, Kan. -- Residents of Segwick, Sumner and Reno counties who suffered damage from the severe storms and tornadoes which stuck south-central Kansas on May 3, have only 14 days remaining to...
June 7, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Residents and business owners in disaster-declared Iowa counties are being urged by federal and state officials to apply for assistance as soon as possible and not to prejudge...
June 7, 1999
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents and business owners in six Missouri counties who suffered damages from early April severe storms and flooding have just two weeks left to apply for state and federal...
June 5, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- To better assist Dubuque County residents and business owners who sustained losses from recent floods, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)/State Disaster Recovery...
June 5, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Iowa residents and business owners recover from severe storms, floods, and tornadoes that...

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