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2005-03-14 05:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Eligible snow related costs and expenses approved for reimbursement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have reached more than $2.6 million. Today the Ohio Emergency Management Agency began mailing reimbursements to eligible applicants in 26 counties. “These funds are designed to relieve the emergency costs on local budgets and we are processing the grants as quickly as possible,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Lee Champagne of FEMA.

2005-01-26 05:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Erie, Morrow and Wyandot Counties have been added to the list of 23 counties now eligible for disaster funds for public assistance, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “The emergency declaration made on January 11 has been amended to include additional counties after further review of damages by disaster recovery officials,” said Lee Champagne, federal coordinating officer for the disaster.

2005-01-25 05:00 - News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Federal officials have added six counties to list of seventeen counties originally declared eligible for disaster funds to supplement state and local government costs for responding to the record snowstorm that hit the state in December, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.

2005-01-11 05:00 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds have been authorized for Ohio to supplement state and local government costs for responding to the record snowstorm that hit the state late last month, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.