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March 18, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Vice President Gore announced today that more than $1.5 million in federal funding will be made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for elevating homes in...
March 18, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration hydrologists released their flood assessment yesterday and parts of Oregon and Washington and much of Idaho have a greater than...
March 17, 1999
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Three additional New York counties now are eligible to apply for state and federal disaster assistance to help pay for emergency measures taken during heavy snowstorms on Mar. 3-6,...
New York
March 17, 1999
San Francisco, CA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is welcoming the County of San Bernardino as the newest member of the agency's Project Impact initiative. Project Impact is a nationwide...
Region IX
March 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports last week's snowstorm has added to the spring flood threat in parts of North Dakota and Minnesota. The North Central River Forecast (...
March 16, 1999
Audio coverage of this event DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt kicked off a disaster-resistant Spring Break today by noting the efforts of Deerfield...
Region IV
March 16, 1999
ATLANTA, Ga. -- C. Richard ("Rick") Mayson, a highly regarded leader with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since its creation 20 years ago, has retired as deputy director of the eight-...
Region IV
March 15, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A forest fire in Collier County, Fla., burned more than 2,100 acres, destroyed two mobile homes and forced 300 people to evacuate yesterday. Local officials have already let the...
March 15, 1999
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tornado disaster victims in Tennessee have received a total of $16.1 million in aid as of today. More than 1,942 Tennesseans have applied for the various forms of federal/...
Tennessee
March 15, 1999
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Governor's Office of Emergency Services (OES) announced that as of March 13, more than 2,500 applications for Mortgage...
California

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