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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...
September 6, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Iowa disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster assistance have two more weeks to register. SEPTEMBER 19, 1999 is the last day to file applications for most...
September 6, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- September 13, 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 6, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Residents of Harrison and Mills counties have only two weeks left to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). September 20, 1999 is the application deadline for people...
September 4, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Okay. So you're trying to get your life back together after getting hit with astronomical repair bills caused by those early August storms. Damage to your property is widespread. You...
September 3, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Disaster Assistance Statistics: As of Thursday, September 2, a total of 2,629 individuals and businesses have applied for assistance through FEMA's toll-free registration telephone...
September 1, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- A pair of satellite Disaster Recovery Centers, designed to serve Nebraska residents affected by the flooding and storms of Aug. 6-9, each will operate for two days next week in...
August 31, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- As recovery efforts continue in Burt, Douglas and Washington counties following severe storms and flooding that struck the area Aug. 6-9, state and federal disaster recovery officials...
August 30, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced September 13, 1999 as the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to...
August 27, 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...
August 27, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center on Monday, Aug. 30 in the Florence Community...
August 25, 1999
OMAHA, Neb. -- Within hours after President Clinton declared a major disaster for three Nebraska counties hit by severe storms and flooding earlier this month residents in Burt, Douglas and...
August 23, 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 the Council Bluffs Recovery...
August 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available for Nebraska today to supplement the recovery needs of flood-stricken residents and communities in Burt, Douglas, and Washington counties...
August 20, 1999
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Residents and business owners in three Nebraska counties who were affected by the severe storms and flash flooding in early August now are eligible to apply for disaster...
August 19, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced September 1, 1999 is the deadline for applying for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) for people who are out of work due to storms...
August 17, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials will close the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop in Waterloo, Iowa, on Friday, August 20. The workshop has been located in the Black...
August 17, 1999
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- State and federal officials have announced the closing of the Disaster Recovery Center in Charles City and the opening of a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop....
August 17, 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 the Waverly Disaster...

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