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July 3, 2000
Bismarck, ND -- Qualified residents in counties and on reservations declared eligible for state and federal disaster aid after the severe storms, flooding, and ground saturation continuing from June...
June 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for North Dakota to help families and communities...
June 13, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Colorado battle the uncontrolled Cedar Park fire located in Larimer County....
June 13, 2000
Washington, DC -- FEMA reported today that federal firefighting funds have been authorized for the second time to help Colorado battle another uncontrolled wildfire that is burning in the counties of...
May 19, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available today to help communities in five South Dakota counties recover from the effects of a late winter storm that struck the southwestern part of...
November 23, 1999
DENVER, Colo. -- Tuesday, November 30, is the deadline for people in the Devils Lake area to get a flood insurance policy that may pay off even before their property is flooded. "People who buy this...
November 17, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Statewide, 12,321 North Dakota households and businesses in 42 declared counties and four Indian Reservations registered for state and federal disaster assistance. The Federal...
October 18, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts in North Dakota through October 17, 1999: Statewide, 12,321 North Dakota households and businesses in 42 declared...
October 6, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Disaster recovery officials announced today that President Clinton has approved Governor Ed Schafer's request for the federal government to reimburse 90 percent of the eligible...
October 4, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Around North Dakota, citizens are doing battle against rising water, be it from rivers and lakes, or the ground itself. The state of North Dakota, the Federal Emergency Management...
September 22, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota residents who were affected by severe storms, tornadoes, flooding, and ground saturation from March 1 to July 19 have until October 1 to register for federal and state...
September 17, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- To date, more than 11,000 residents in the 42 declared counties and four Indian Reservations have registered for disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA...
September 7, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The deadline to register for disaster assistance has been extended to Oct. 1 for individuals and business owners in 42 North Dakota counties and four reservations who suffered...
August 31, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Grants are now being distributed for emergency expenses and for repairing damage to the public infrastructure caused by the June tornadoes on the Pine Ridge Reservation. As of...
August 31, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The Salt Lake County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), located at 309 E. 100 South, is scheduled to close at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2. The DRC, which will be open 11 a.m....
August 31, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance for residents of the Pine Ridge Reservation has reached more than $2 million, according to disaster officials. The assistance comes from a variety of federal...
August 30, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Utah have established a special toll-free phone number to answer questions from tornado-affected residents in...
August 30, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The State of South Dakota has approved more than $329,000 in grants for 200 households on the Pine Ridge Reservation. As part of the tornado recovery effort, the State activated a...
August 28, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), a partner with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in assisting the people of Salt Lake County to recover from the...
August 27, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- State and federal disaster recovery officials are alerting Utah residents affected by the August 11 tornado that the Utah edition of "Recovery" is now available as an...

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