News Releases - 2003

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December 31, 2003
RICHMOND, Va. -- As Virginia flood victims turn their energy and resources to cleaning up, repairing, and replacing their damaged property, people with disrupted lives are an easy mark for con...
Virginia
December 31, 2003
BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Bill Lokey will present a fire grant check for $35,451, as part of FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters...
Region X
December 31, 2003
PASADENA, Calif. -- Only one week remains for Southern California firestorm victims to apply for state and federal assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), California Governor’s...
California
December 30, 2003
Richmond, Va. -- Individual taxpayers who experienced disaster-related losses of more than 10 percent of their adjusted gross income as a result of the November 18-19 severe storms and flooding, may...
Virginia
December 30, 2003
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Bluefield, Virginia will have shortened hours during the New Year’s week, federal and state officials announced today. The center, located in...
Virginia
December 30, 2003
San Juan, P.R. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Teleregistration and the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closed on Thursday, January 1, 2004 in observance of the New Year’s...
Puerto Rico
December 29, 2003
EVERETT, Wash. -- Residents and business owners in the 15 disaster declared counties who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding of October 15 - 23 have one week remaining to apply for...
Washington
December 29, 2003
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginians who have applied for disaster assistance can expect to have their homes inspected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Virginia
December 29, 2003
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Federal and State officials announced today the closing of Disaster Recovery Centers on New Year’s Day. Officials also announced that the three remaining centers will close...
West Virginia
December 27, 2003
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing emergency medical teams to assist the Department of State's response efforts to the...
December 24, 2003
DENTON, Texas -- Gary Jones of the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will join officials from the City of Little Rock and the Little Rock Fire Department...
Region VI
December 24, 2003
PASADENA, Calif. -- Individuals and business owners affected by the Southern California fires who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only two more weeks to apply. January 9...
California
December 23, 2003
RICHMOND, Va. -- Virginia residents in Bland, Buchanan, Giles, Smyth or Tazewell counties and the city of Galax whose wells or septic systems were damaged as a result of the November 18-19 severe...
Virginia
December 23, 2003
EVERETT, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that eligible private nonprofit (PNP) organizations affected by the floods of October 15-23 have until January 6 to...
Washington
December 23, 2003
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced recently that approximately 60 Project Recovery outreach workers are currently visiting disaster victims throughout...
West Virginia
December 23, 2003
PASADENA, Calif. -- The five Disaster Recovery Centers operated by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (OES), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small...
California
December 23, 2003
San Juan, P.R. -- Commonwealth and Federal disaster recovery officials announced today that the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will remain closed from December 25 through 27, in observance of the...
Puerto Rico
December 22, 2003
DENTON, Texas -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today it has obligated $4.5 million to the State of Texas for elevation of critical...
Region VI
December 22, 2003
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The emergency management capabilities of 20 state-level jurisdictions were evaluated in 2003 under the auspices of the National Emergency Management Baseline Capability Assessment...
December 20, 2003
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Friday, December 19, 2003 designated the municipalities of Aibonito and...
Puerto Rico

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