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August 24, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that the remnants of Hurricane Bret continue bringing heavy rain to parts of south Texas. What is left from Bret is centered over northern...
August 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Texas battle the uncontrolled Reese Creek fire located in Bell County. FEMA...
August 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports Hurricane Bret moved on shore yesterday over a sparsely populated stretch of the Texas coast. Bringing maximum sustained winds up to...
August 22, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster resources have been made available for people and communities in hurricane-battered Texas under a major disaster declaration issued for the state this evening by...
July 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Almost 9,500 Oklahomans registered for federal and state disaster recovery assistance by the deadline Friday evening (July 2). To date, more than $67.8 million has been...
June 25, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- As Oklahoma begins to rebuild areas damaged by spring tornadoes, homeowners and homebuilders alike are seeking information on safe rooms, which can save lives in otherwise...
June 21, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Safe Room Traveling Road Show teams visited Oklahoma last week, urging residents of tornado-prone areas to build an in-house "safe room" as protection against deadly tornadoes...
June 18, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- A first-in-the-nation Safe Room Rebate Program was unveiled at a news conference at the State Capitol this morning by Oklahoma Governor Frank Keating, joined by Federal...
June 14, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is encouraging area residents to submit right-of-entry permits by June 18 to allow Corps contractors to remove tornado debris from their...
June 14, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Two of the disaster recovery centers set up to help victims of Oklahoma's May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 18, state and federal...
June 7, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Mulhall Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Logan County, which has operated since May 19, will close at 6 p.m. Friday, June 11, according to officials with the Federal...
June 4, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Did you know that a home is four times more likely to flood than burn during the course of a 30-year mortgage? It's a statistic residents in Craig and Ottawa counties...
June 4, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin debris cleanup on private property in Oklahoma City this weekend. Oklahoma City property owners in the disaster-...
June 4, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- Due to extensive damage received from the May 4 tornados, affected residents of Gregg County are now eligible to apply for federal and state disaster assistance, joining Bowie,...
June 3, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Disaster assistance is available to Oklahoma farmers and ranchers who have suffered losses as a result of the May 3-5 tornadoes, severe storms and flooding, according to...
June 3, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- In the first month since Oklahoma's May disaster, state and federal assistance in the 19 eligible counties has totaled more than $54 million, disaster recovery officials said...
June 3, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- In just one month, state and federal officials have approved more than $1,160,000 in disaster recovery funds to help individuals who have applied for help following the May 4...
May 28, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- As State and Federal emergency management officials begin to reflect on the human impacts and knowledge gained from the May 4 tornadoes in northeast Texas, the benefits of...
May 27, 1999
TEXARAKANA, Texas -- According to state and federal disaster recovery officials, more than 300 Texans have already registered for disaster assistance following the tornado destruction on May 4. For...
May 26, 1999
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Individuals with disaster-related damage and losses can be assured if they qualify for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Oklahoma...

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