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June 16, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help New Mexico battle the uncontrolled La Cueva fire located in Mora County. According to...
June 15, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- Operating hours have changed for both the toll-free registration number and the disaster Helpline, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The new hours for both...
June 15, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- Disaster recovery aid to individuals, businesses and local governments affected by the New Mexico forest fires has topped $13 million dollars one months after the disaster declaration...
June 14, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- The first checks from the Individual and Family Grant Program-which helps pay the costs of disaster-related needs not covered by insurance or other programs-have been sent to victims...
June 14, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- State and federal officials are contacting communities not currently participating in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) urging them to join the program prior to the...
June 14, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- If you want to talk to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) about your application for disaster, all you need to do is pickup the telephone. The FEMA Helpline is an...
June 14, 2000
Santa Fe, NM -- Hikers in the burned area of Santa Fe National Forest who find archeological sites or items such as pottery and stone tools revealed by the fire are asked to look but not touch. "...
June 6, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- FEMA will participate in an exercise to evaluate and grade the River Bend Station (RBS) power plant, Tuesday and Wednesday, June 6-7. RBS regularly tests response procedures and...
May 13, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid was made available today for families and businesses victimized by the raging wildfire that erupted in the north-central part of New Mexico earlier this week,...
May 11, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Clinton has ordered federal emergency aid for New Mexico because of the extreme threat to...
May 10, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help New Mexico battle the uncontrolled Cree fire located in Lincoln County....
April 21, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds were made available today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help New Mexico battle an outbreak of uncontrolled wildfires located in the counties of...
April 7, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid for Texas was ordered by President Clinton today for people and communities victimized...
February 16, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available on February 15 to help communities in seven Louisiana parishes recover from the severe winter storm that hit the northern part of the...
February 1, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Region VI. the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Region IV, the Division of Emergency Management (DEM), Texas Department of Public...
January 18, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Bexar County and FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) jointly plan to remove homes and businesses from dangerous floodwaters in the Cibolo Creek area. The County wants to...
January 18, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Baton Rouge, a Project Impact city, will become more disaster resistant with a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The City will offer to purchase structures...
January 13, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- After the record-breaking flood of October 1998 the City of Victoria, FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), and the State of Texas said it was time to reduce flood losses...
January 6, 2000
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reported today that the uncontrolled Bob's Trail fire has been added to the list of state wildfires designated for federal fire...
January 5, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Texas fight the uncontrolled Purgatory fire located in Comal County. FEMA Director...

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