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July 12, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Victims of the April 29-May 19 storms and severe flooding now have an additional one-day grace period in which to register for assistance. The official deadline to register...
July 12, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The South Dakota Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health, was the recent recipient of a $193,885 Crisis Counseling Grant from the Federal Emergency Management...
July 12, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- Even though the tornadoes have passed, and rebuilding is under way, many people continue to ride an emotional wave. In some cases, basic survival is a challenge. For residents of...
July 10, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- One month before President Clinton visited Pine Ridge Reservation for his economic empowerment tour, tornadoes swept through the Lakota Sioux community, destroying or damaging...
July 9, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- An actuality on the last day to register for disaster assistance is now available on the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) Radio Network. Radio stations can...
July 9, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have provided disaster...
July 7, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Federal and state officials announced that disaster assistance is now available for an additional five North Dakota counties and one reservation. Individual assistance and public...
July 7, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.C. -- FEMA has hired 18 local residents from the Pine Ridge Reservation to assist with disaster recovery efforts from tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that struck the area...
July 6, 1999
A series of violent tornadoes struck the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota June 4 and 5, 1999 killing one person and injuring 40 others. The reservation is home to the Oglala Sioux Indian...
July 6, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- The North Dakota Department of Human Services has been awarded a $371,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide counseling and other support services...
July 6, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Residents in Fargo and the surrounding area who suffered damage as a result of this past weekends severe storm still have the opportunity to register for disaster assistance....
July 6, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Farmers, ranchers and rural residents who have been affected by water damage should consider registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for financial assistance...
July 2, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have provided disaster...
July 2, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- People in Pueblo County who have experienced unemployment because of the severe storms and flooding that began April 29 have until Thursday, July 8, to apply for disaster...
July 1, 1999
RAPID CITY, S.C. -- The first delivery of fully winterized mobile homes, supplied by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), arrived in Pine Ridge July 1. The mobile homes will be used by...
June 30, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Federal and state disaster officials urge people to take extra precautions when pumping out their basements. The reason - if you drain a basement too quickly, the pressure...
June 29, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Grants for repairing damage to the public infrastructure such as roads, bridges and utilities that occurred during the spring flooding are now in the process of being...
June 29, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Victims of the spring flooding who have not yet applied for federal disaster have only two weeks left to apply. July 15 is the last day to file applications for most...
June 28, 1999
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Colorado Office of Emergency Management and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) have provided disaster...
June 25, 1999
BISMARCK, N.D. -- As part of the Federal/State disaster relief in North Dakota, the Individual and Family Grant (IFG) Program has been activated to help North Dakotans cover the costs of necessary...

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