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April 27, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a band of thunderstorms and high winds moved across north and central Texas yesterday. The primary impact area was east-northeast of...
April 27, 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The California disaster declaration made by President Clinton on February 9 pertains only to the severe freeze of December 1998, emphasizes the Federal Emergency Management...
California
April 27, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A final rule on how FEMA administers the federal disaster assistance program was published in the Federal Register on April 21, 1999. The new rule is effective May 21, 1999....
April 27, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports parts of Oklahoma saw as much as five inches of rain over the weekend, prompting flooding in several locations. From Grady County in...
April 27, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA), a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is adding a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to its senior management staff. As a...
April 26, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The first ever National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America will be held in Detroit, Michigan May 2-5, 1999. Designed to catalyze a national movement towards sustainable...
Region X
April 26, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated Rye, New York a "disaster-resistant" community. This designation is part of Project Impact, a national effort to...
Region II
April 26, 1999
Maui, Hawaii -- Mindful of how disasters can devastate communities, the county of Maui will join the nationwide Project Impact prevention program at the invitation of Federal Emergency Management...
Region IX
April 26, 1999
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- A Disaster Recovery Center will open at 8 a.m.Tuesday at the National Guard Armory in Fredericktown, according to state and federal disaster recovery officials. The National Guard...
Missouri
April 26, 1999
ST LOUIS, Mo. -- Residents and business owners throughout Missouri who sustained damages from severe storms earlier this month are asked to call and report those damages to federal and state disaster...
Missouri

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