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June 21, 2002
Denver, CO -- City and county officials have designated a location for state and federal disaster officials to set up a Disaster Recovery Center in Glenwood Springs to provide individuals and...
June 19, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help Wyoming fight the outbreak of an uncontrolled wildfire burning in...
June 19, 2002
Denver, CO -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Colorado battle a wildfire threatening lives and property. FEMA approved assistance tonight for the...
June 19, 2002
Denver, CO -- Individuals and business owners affected by the wildfires in 56 counties and two Indian reservations are urged to register for disaster assistance made available by President Bush's...
June 19, 2002
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Colorado, triggering the release of federal...
June 12, 2002
(Left to right) Colorado Governor Bill Owens, FEMA Director Joe Allbaugh and FEMA Region VIII Director Dave Maurstad in Glenwood Springs during a tour of...
June 12, 2002
One day after touring the wildfires raging out of control in Colorado, FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh announced that $20 million has been made available immediately to the...
June 11, 2002
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Colorado battle a wildfire threatening lives and property. FEMA approved assistance tonight for the Missionary...
June 10, 2002
For the tenth time this year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Colorado battle a wildfire threatening lives and property. FEMA approved assistance...
June 9, 2002
For the ninth time this year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Colorado battle a wildfire threatening lives and property. FEMA...
June 8, 2002
For the eighth time this year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized federal funds to help Colorado battle a wildfire threatening lives and property. FEMA approved the...
June 8, 2002
The idea of developing a specialized tribal relations cadre took root in 1997 when a major winter storm hit North Dakota, a state with four Indian reservations. Tribal...
June 8, 2002
Gerald Kanosh during last summer's tribal Community Emergency Response "Train the Trainer" course. FEMA photo by Bryan Dahlberg. Gerald Kanosh never...
June 8, 2002
Courtesy of the Todd County Tribune A CERT trainee assesses a "victim" during the Rosebud Community Emergency Response Training. Photo courtesy the Todd County...
June 8, 2002
Courtesy Indian Country Today Students from St. Ambrose University in Davensport, Iowa, plant trees in Oglala Restoration in Oglala continues two...
June 8, 2002
FEMA Region VIII joined leaders from 17 tribes and representatives from 12 other federal agencies at the Adam's Mark Hotel in Denver January 18 in signing MOU 2000, a pledge...
June 7, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- For the fourth time this week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has acted to help battle a wildfire outbreak in Colorado. Once again, moving quickly...
June 3, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- For the second time in one day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has acted to help battle wildfire outbreaks in Colorado. Moving quickly when it became clear the...
June 2, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has again moved swiftly to help Colorado battle another wildfire outbreak. FEMA authorized the use of federal funds within...
May 23, 2002
Washington, D.C.-- Federal funds were authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today to help Colorado fight the uncontrolled Schoonover fire burning since...

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