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July 18, 2000
SPARKS, Nev. -- Over 40 local businesses took advantage of free disaster assessments by qualified disaster mitigation professionals in Sparks, Nev., late June. Focusing on the physical plant,...
June 30, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Nevada battle uncontrolled wildfires located in Washoe County. According to the...
June 2, 2000
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Disasters are not planned, but the people of Santa Barbara are doing their part to protect their homes and businesses from disasters and disruptions ranging from fires to...
June 2, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The idea behind disaster preparedness may be simple, but the results are powerful. A little bit of planning and community partnership can go a long way towards building a...
April 12, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- On "National Youth Services Day," Saturday, April 15, more than 50 American Red Cross youth volunteers will be visiting homes and apartments of elderly and low-income people...
March 27, 2000
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Silicon Valley was the epicenter for a gathering of sixty risk managers, earthquake experts, and geographic information system professionals in early March, focused on...
March 21, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help battle the uncontrolled Puuaakapu Ranch Lot fire located on the island of Hawaii. FEMA...
January 28, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- After a mild start, winter has finally arrived with the first real storms of the season. And with the rain comes the recommendations by the Federal Emergency Management...
January 27, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Residents of Monterey County are paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The County of Monterey has been given a Class...
January 21, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- Residents of Sacramento County will be paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Sacramento County has been given a Class...
December 10, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- People living in several Northern California communities are paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Thirty cities and...
December 10, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- People living in several Northern California communities are paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Thirty cities...
December 10, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- People living in two dozen Arizona communities are paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The 24 towns, cities and...
December 8, 1999
San Francisco, Calif. -- People living in seven Nevada communities are paying less for flood insurance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The seven cities and counties...
December 1, 1999
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- Maricopa County residents and business owners who suffered damages from this September's severe storms have only until Tuesday, December 14, 1999, to register for disaster...
November 29, 1999
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- All victims of the recent wildfires are urged to register for federal assistance, since they may not be aware of the assistance programs available, according to officials of the...
November 22, 1999
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- During the next two weeks, the hours of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's teleregistration number will be extended to assist those who need to apply for assistance...
November 19, 1999
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- To make it easier for fire victims to understand the recovery process, and get information about the various federal assistance available, federal information centers will open...
November 10, 1999
Berkeley, November 10, 1999 -- Citing Berkeley as one of the most proactive cities in the United States when it comes to making their community disaster resistant, the Federal Emergency Management...
November 5, 1999
PHOENIX, Ariz. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials advise Maricopa County residents to be extremely careful when hiring contractors to clean and repair disaster damage to their homes and...

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