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April 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA operators have handled more than 26,000 calls at the Donations Coordination Center (DCC). The DCC was set up at FEMA's Hyattsville, Md. National Processing Service Center on...
April 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Local officials report cleanup is well underway in Ohio following last Friday's tornadoes and severe weather. The storm-related death toll in Ohio remains at four. Hamilton...
April 12, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for tornado victims in Louisiana's Bossier and Caddo parishes under an amendment to the major disaster declaration issued for the...
Louisiana
April 9, 1999
Bothell, Wash. April 9, 1999 -- Contractors erect the communications tower for the new Umatilla County Corrections and Emergency Operations Center in Pendleton, Oregon. The tower was assembled on the...
Region X
April 9, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA's Donations Coordination Center (DCC) has now handled more than 16,000 calls. The DCC was set up at FEMA's Hyattsville, Md. National Processing Service Center on April 6 to...
April 9, 1999
TRENTON, N.J. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today formally designated Trenton, New Jersey a Project Impact community. This designation is a national effort to change the way...
Region II
April 9, 1999
FEMA Director James Lee Witt said President Clinton authorized the assistance requested by the state under a major disaster declaration issued this afternoon. The declaration covers damage to public...
Louisiana
April 9, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle Disaster Aid and Response Teams and Seattle Project Impact will host a special community forum Saturday, April 10, 1999 at Ingraham High School from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m...
Region X
April 9, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports a weather system moved through the Midwest yesterday, spawning tornadoes in Ohio, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. As...
April 9, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Interagency Fire Center www.nifc.gov (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho reports the potential for wildfires remains above normal in all or parts of 16 US states between now and...

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