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August 30, 2001
Atlanta, GA, August 30, 2001 -- Five years have passed since Hurricane Fran's September 6, 1996 landfall in North Carolina and the federal and state recovery process is nearing completion. The...
August 30, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- In the aftermath of recent flooding from severe storms beginning July 27, disaster officials are reminding residents that they may purchase flood insurance coverage through the...
August 29, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Individuals and families whose homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of the recent severe storms and flooding may be eligible for disaster housing assistance, according to...
August 28, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- A special toll-free telephone number is in operation for people affected by the recent severe storms and flooding to apply for disaster assistance. The number can be used to apply...
August 28, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- On August 20, 2001, in Columbia, S.C., the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the final determination for the Congaree River flood map in Richland and Lexington...
August 27, 2001
Langley, KY -- Kentucky and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster recovery officials are advising commonwealth residents who have disaster-related damage to be extremely careful when...
August 27, 2001
Langley, KY -- As promised by a federal official a few days ago, the initial checks for housing assistance have been mailed to residents in the five declared counties who suffered flooding damages...
August 27, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Individuals, families and businesses located in seven Tennessee counties affected by severe storms and flooding which occurred during the period July 27 through August 22, 2001,...
August 25, 2001
Langley, KY -- Residents in the five disaster-declared counties of Kentucky -- Floyd, Knott, Letcher, Perry and Pike -- are quickly becoming accustomed to Community Relations field officers from the...
August 24, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- FEMA today approved grants totaling $130,000 to improve storm protection capabilities in three South Carolina communities following Hurricane Floyd. The funds come jointly by FEMA and...
August 24, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- Four Horry County fire stations and the Judicial Center Complex will be strengthened to help withstand winds up to 150 miles an hour with a $301,239 grant awarded to South Carolina by...
August 24, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- Three critical disaster response facilities in Orangeburg County will soon get strong new hurricane shutters, courtesy of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the state...
August 24, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- Mitigation grants totaling $459,269 for four South Carolina communities have been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used to provide storm...
August 23, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- A federal-state grant of $707,063 has been approved to purchase and demolish homes in a frequently flooded neighborhood in Highlands County, Fla., to alleviate future flood damages in...
August 23, 2001
Langley, KY -- Disaster assistance for five counties has been expanded to include aid for homeowners, renters and businesses affected by the recent severe storms and flooding, the head of the Federal...
August 22, 2001
Langley, KY -- Disaster assistance for 12 additional counties has been expanded to include aid for local governments affected by the recent severe storms and flooding, the head of the Federal...
August 22, 2001
Greeneville, TN -- Federal disaster assistance has been expanded to include aid for local governments in Carter and Unicoi counties affected by the recent severe storms and flooding in Tennessee, the...
August 20, 2001
Final Determination for the Congaree River, South Carolina Flood Hazard Study Atlanta,GA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced its "letter of final determination" on the...
August 17, 2001
Atlanta, GA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the city of Macon are jointly financing demolition of buildings on two frequently flooded industrial sites to prevent damage in...
August 15, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated five Kentucky counties eligible for federal disaster funds to help local governments rebuild public...