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October 31, 2000
Exercise photos KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than 1,000 state, local and federal emergency managers, regulators and volunteers came to the plains of eastern Iowa recently to test the unthinkable - the...
October 25, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region VII, which includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, was favorably impressed with the way local emergency...
October 16, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Sprint employees, many who spend hours outside working around dangerous equipment are by necessity a safety-conscious group. Bill Dufner, Sprint's Kansas East district manager for...
October 12, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- State emergency management training officers, exercise officers and administrative support staff gathered recently at the FEMA  Region VII office for two days of training,...
October 10, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Employees at two Sprint service facilities in Kansas will receive their first introduction to tornado Safe Rooms in the next few weeks from the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
October 5, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Emergency management professionals know that success during any disaster relies heavily on the resources volunteer agencies bring to the scene. Recently, staff members from FEMA...
October 5, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Tornadoes and hurricanes are among the most destructive forces of nature. More than 1,200 tornadoes are reported nationwide per year. Since 1950, there has been an...
October 2, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that more than $1.15 million in federal funds have been made available to Fort Scott for a project that will reduce future...
September 29, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that a public meeting would be held on Oct. 20, 2000 to discuss the evaluation of the utility, and state and local...
September 27, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Leavenworth County would receive more than $300,000 in federal funds for a project that will reduce the risks...
August 5, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that an estimated $5,400,000 in federal funding will be made available to help reduce the risk of future flood...
July 31, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Neosho, Mo. next week formally celebrates becoming Missouri's most recent community to join Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, an initiative of the Federal...
July 31, 2000
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a public meeting will be held on August 30, 2000, to discuss the evaluation of the performance of the utility,...
July 31, 2000
KSANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Le Mars, Iowa this week formally celebrates becoming Iowa's most recent community to join Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, an initiative of the Federal...
July 25, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Beth A. Freeman, the disaster services coordinator for U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa, has been appointed director of Region VII for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
July 24, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal Emergency Management officials will conduct three National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) seminars in Iowa this week to promote flood insurance and floodplain management....
June 27, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) announced today that funding has been approved for two mitigation buyout...
June 16, 2000
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that a public meeting will be held on July 13, 2000 to discuss the evaluation of the utility, and state and local...
June 9, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On June 12, 2000, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities will launch a national television public service announcement (...
June 7, 2000
St. Clair, MO -- State and Federal Disaster Officials announced that local entities in Franklin, Jefferson and Gasconade counties have until June 22, 2000 to submit applications for federal public...

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