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March 15, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that more than $1.5 million ($1,567,137) in federal funds has been made available to the city of Wichita for a...
March 10, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help Missouri battle an outbreak of uncontrolled wildfires located in the south central part of...
March 10, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Wildland fires in the south central region affecting over 15,000 acres will become Missouri's first application for a Fire Suppression Grant from the Federal Emergency Management...
March 8, 2000
KANSAS CITY, MO. -- Johnson County, Kan., this week formally celebrates becoming Kansas' most recent community to join Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities, an initiative of the...
March 1, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Federal and state emergency management officials will conduct three National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) seminars in Missouri next week to promote flood insurance and...
February 24, 2000
Kansas City, MO February 24, 2000 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that more than $689 thousand ($689,057) in federal funds has been made available to the Chase...
February 9, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that an estimated $2,146,726 in federal funding will be made available to help reduce the risk of future flood...
February 1, 2000
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that an estimated $1,549,490 in federal funding will be made available to help reduce the risk of future flood...
October 1, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- October 18 is the last day that storm-affected residents of Burt, Douglas and Washington counties can apply for state and federal disaster assistance. "We're getting close to the end...
September 15, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Victims of the Aug. 6-9 severe storms and flooding in Burt, Douglas and Washington counties have just one month left to apply for state and federal disaster assistance. "Oct. 18 is...
September 15, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- A temporary disaster field office, opened last month in downtown Omaha to house state and federal disaster recovery specialists, will close Friday, Sept. 17. "This temporary field...
September 15, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- New hours and days of operation have been established for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tele-registration and Helpline services. Beginning immediately, flood victims...
September 14, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Wednesday September 15, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will change the hours and days of operation of its toll-free registration and Helpline numbers. Services...
September 13, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- September 20, 1999 is the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms and flooding that struck the state in...
September 13, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Disaster victims who need help with low-interest disaster loan applications can still visit the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) at the Florence Community Center until further...
September 13, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowa disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. September 19, 1999 is the last day to file applications for most...
September 10, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- BACKGROUND: On Aug. 20, President Clinton signed a major disaster declaration for three Nebraska counties -- Burt, Douglas and Washington - following severe storms and flooding that...
September 9, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Last month's destructive storms and flooding in three Nebraska counties underscored the need for residents to consider suggestions offered by state and Federal Emergency Management...
September 9, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Disaster Recovery Center, which opened in Florence Aug. 30, to serve disaster survivors...
September 9, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- When August floodwaters crashed through the wall of the Metropolitan Area Transit (MAT) Authority building, about $4.5 million in damage was left behind. MAT had prepared for an event...

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