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May 21, 1999
SALEM, Ore. -- On Tuesday, May 25, 1999 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt will officially welcome Tillamook County as the newest member of Project Impact: building...
Region X
May 21, 1999
ATLNATA, Ga. -- Government leaders in Escambia County, the City of Pensacola, and the State of Florida are becoming partners with local businesses and corporations in a unique new effort of the...
Region IV
May 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A wildfire in Broward County, Fla. has consumed at least 4,000 acres of very dry saw grass. The lightning-induced blaze threatened several trailer parks and fish camps on Tuesday...
May 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) teams of state and federal officials continue their work in Bent, El Paso, Larimar, Otero and Weld counties. Early reports indicate...
Colorado
May 20, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Latimer County today was added to the list of Oklahoma counties designated for federal and state disaster help following the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding. The...
Oklahoma
May 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Recent heavy rains has officials in Illinois and Iowa closely monitoring water levels on the Mississippi River. The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding...
May 20, 1999
WICHITA, Kan. -- With more than $3 million in disaster assistance already having been approved for those who suffered damage in the violent storms and tornadoes on May 3, Kansas residents have...
Kansas
May 20, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster officials urge victims of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding to complete and return their SBA loan forms as...
Oklahoma
May 20, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- The infusion of an additional $2.6 million to underwrite an extensive series of Raleigh flood mitigation projects today hiked total funding for the joint federal-state-local...
Region IV
May 19, 1999
SALEM, Wash. -- Next week's week-long national floodplain management conference in Portland serves as the perfect backdrop for a series of landmark events designed to build more sustainable and...
Region X

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