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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 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 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 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 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...
August 25, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- North Dakota residents who were affected by severe storms, tornadoes, snow and ice, flooding, ground saturation, landslides, and mudslides from March 1 to July 19 have only a short...
August 24, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Individual taxpayers who sustained losses as a result of the recent tornado, hail, and severe thunderstorms in Salt Lake County may be able to get tax relief from the Internal...
August 24, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Crisis Counseling Program on the Pine Ridge Reservation has been successful due to the combined efforts of federal, state, tribal and volunteer agencies working together for...
August 19, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- Disaster recovery teams are now in the field inspecting homes and businesses damaged in the recent tornado, according to state and federal disaster officials. Individuals who...
August 19, 1999
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Utah Comprehensive Emergency Management (CEM) are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Salt Lake City at noon on Thursday,...
August 18, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Disaster assistance for survivors of the early June storms that struck the Pine Ridge Reservation has reached more than $1.7 million, according to the latest statistics. A...
August 17, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The following is a summary of individual assistance distributed in North Dakota since the state received a presidential declaration June 8, 1999. To date, more than 8,300 residents...
August 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid for Utah was ordered by President Clinton today to supplement tornado recovery efforts...
August 11, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- When the tornadoes hit the Pine Ridge Reservation it set off a chain of events that changed the lives of nearly everyone on the Reservation. In the case of Del Brewer, an enrolled...
August 11, 1999
» Free Publication With Construction Plans And Cost Estimates Available RAPID CITY, S.D. -- In the wake of the deadly tornado that struck Salt Lake City today, disaster recovery officials in South...
August 11, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Although the application period for federal assistance has expired, individuals can still call the FEMA Helpline regarding questions on disaster aid. "If you have registered for...
August 11, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The recovery effort on the Pine Ridge Reservation continues as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of South Dakota have together activated the Individual...
August 10, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials advise North Dakota residents who have disaster-related damage to be careful when hiring unknown contractors to clean up and repair...

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