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February 3, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- James Lee Witt, Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced action today on the U.S. fire service community's Blue Ribbon Panel Report. Director Witt...
February 3, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The process of applying for federal disaster assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and the repair, restoration and replacement of public facilities damaged...
Arkansas
February 3, 1999
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The city of Cape Girardeau this week formally celebrates becoming the first Missouri community to join Project Impact, a disaster-resistance initiative of the Federal Emergency...
Region VII
February 3, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Community Relation teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Arkansas' Department of Emergency Services (OES) will be making a second sweep of the Little...
Arkansas
February 3, 1999
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center begins a series of visits through seven counties ravaged by January's tornadoes Thursday, Febuary 4, with its first stop scheduled in Huron at...
Tennessee
February 2, 1999
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- More than 1,500 applicants have registered for disaster aid and $211,695 in temporary housing grants disbursed to 253 storm victims as a result of last month's rash of tornadoes...
Tennessee
February 2, 1999
San Francisco, February 2, 1999 -- In a combined effort to ease human suffering from last year's severe drought, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Federal Emergency Management...
Region IX
February 2, 1999
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A total of 15 counties now are designated for federal disaster assistance as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes and high winds of January 21. Six Arkansas counties have...
Arkansas
February 1, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Residents of tornado-prone areas can get information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about how to build a "safe room" in their homes that can provide...
Arkansas, Tennessee
February 1, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership (EIIP) announces its February schedule of online forums. To participate, please visit their website http://www.emforum.org...

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