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May 17, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated 14 Colorado counties eligible for federal disaster funding to help restore rural electrical utilities...
May 17, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help communities in 11 South Dakota counties recover from the effects of a series of late winter storms that plagued the state...
December 29, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated nine counties in North Dakota eligible for federal disaster funds to help communities recover from the...
December 13, 2000
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today designated four counties in eastern Wyoming eligible for federal disaster funds to help communities recover from the...
December 6, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds were made available today to help communities in six eastern Montana counties recover from the effects of a series of severe winter storms that hit the state...
October 23, 2000
Helena, MT -- A total of $513,152 in grants and more than $2.4 million in low-interest disaster loans have been issued to Montana residents and businesses since President Clinton declared Montana a...
October 23, 2000
Helena, MT -- The first in a series of application deadlines is coming up next week, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials. Monday, Oct. 30 is the application deadline for...
October 12, 2000
Helena, MT -- Time is running out for individuals and business owners who sustained physical losses as a result of this summer's wildfires. People who live, own a business or work in one of the 48...
October 12, 2000
Helena, MT -- Although the fires are mostly out, the next disaster could be waiting in the wings. Now is the critical time to prepare for the potential floods that may result from the fires....
October 5, 2000
Helena, MT -- Although the fires are mostly out, the next disaster could be waiting in the wings. Now is the critical time to prepare for the potential floods that may result from the fires....
October 4, 2000
Helena, MT -- Almost $1 million in disaster assistance funds have been issued to Montana residents and businesses since the August 30 presidential disaster declaration following the state's...
September 27, 2000
Helena, MT -- The first checks from the Individual and Family Grant Program that helps pay the costs of disaster-related needs not covered by insurance or other disaster assistance programs have been...
September 25, 2000
Helena, MT -- For individuals who suffered property damage or were economically injured by the recent wildfires or forest and land closures, legal help is now available under an agreement between the...
September 21, 2000
Helena, MT -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration line for those affected by Montana's recent wildfires has changed hours and is now open from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p....
September 19, 2000
Helena, MT -- Disaster assistance is now available for an additional 20 Montana counties and four Indian reservations, federal and state officials announced today. This assistance for individuals and...
September 19, 2000
Helena, MT -- State and federal officials are reminding Montanans to be on the alert for swindlers who move in after a disaster and prey on vulnerable disaster victims. "In the aftermath of a...
September 18, 2000
Helena, MT -- If you are facing foreclosure or eviction as a result of Montana's recent wildfires, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) may be able to provide some relief. "We know there...
September 18, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds have been authorized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Colorado fight the uncontrolled Walker Ranch fire burning in Boulder County. The fire...
September 13, 2000
Helena, MT -- Representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Montana will host a mobile Disaster Information Center in Missoula, Montana to provide information on...
September 9, 2000
Helena, MT -- Individuals and businesses affected by the wildfires that began July 13 are urged to register for disaster assistance made available by President Clinton's declaration of Montana as a...