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March 29, 2000
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's teleregistration operation will be shortened beginning this weekend. FEMA's telephone registration system will now operate Monday...
West Virginia
March 28, 2000
Washington, DC -- While it's proven that anchoring devices, reinforced garage doors and other prevention measures can save lives and reduce damage from tornadoes, more than half of those recently...
March 28, 2000
Full Press KitText Of Director's SpeechVideo Of Director's SpeechTornado Animation VideoWashington, DC -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt announced today...
March 28, 2000
On May 3, 1999 more than 70 violent tornadoes struck from Texas to the Northern Plains. They left death and destruction in their wake. A single F5 tornado touched down outside of Oklahoma City at 6...
March 28, 2000
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Wyoming County will receive funding for a $15,277 hazard-mitigation project to reduce the risk of flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved the...
Region III
March 28, 2000
RICHMOND, Va. -- The city of Danville and Arlington County have been added to the 92 counties and 15 cities made eligible for federal disaster assistance following two severe winter storms. On Jan....
Virginia
March 28, 2000
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The City of Buckhannon, Upshur County, West Virginia, will receive funding for a $671,622 hazard mitigation project to reduce the risk of flooding. The Federal Emergency...
Region III
March 28, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership (EIIP) announces its April schedule of online forums. To participate, please visit www.emforum.org. EIIP live online sessions...
March 27, 2000
Washington, DC -- Setti D. Warren, a native of New England, has been appointed head of Region I for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA's Region I is headquartered in Boston, Mass.,...
March 27, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- April is Disaster Preparedness Month. This year's theme in Washington State: "Prepare Because You Care," is all about energizing citizens, businesses and local governments to take...
Region X

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