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July 25, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Montana battle the uncontrolled Buck Snort fire located in Lewis and Clark...
July 12, 2000
Bismarck, ND -- Disaster recovery teams will visit ten communities over the next three weeks to provide information to individuals who have been affected by the severe storms, flooding and ground...
July 8, 2000
Bismarck, ND -- Flood-affected individuals who have applied for disaster assistance by calling the FEMA toll-free number at 1-800-462-9029 can expect to be contacted, then visited, by a damage...
July 7, 2000
Bismarck, ND -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), North Dakota Division of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration are opening Disaster Recovery Centers in Fargo...
July 6, 2000
Bismarck, ND -- Residents and business owners in disaster-declared counties are being encouraged by federal and state officials to apply for assistance as soon as possible and not to prejudge their...
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....

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