News Releases for Washington Earthquake (DR-1361)

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Wednesday, March 21, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- When disaster strikes, as it has with the Nisqually Earthquake, homes and families are always hard hit,. But they're not the only victims of these events-businesses are often impacted...
Tuesday, March 20, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- A new toll-free INFO Line (1-800-450-8565) opens this morning to help answer questions from Private Nonprofit organizations, which experienced damage or losses from the Nisqually...
Tuesday, March 20, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- According to disaster officials, residents and businesses have begun to register for disaster assistance in eight additional Washington counties since they were declared on March 16....
Friday, March 16, 2001 - 00:00
Washington, DC -- Washington State and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today at the disaster field office in Qlympia that eight additional counties have been added to...
Friday, March 16, 2001 - 00:00
Seattle, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $6.5 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
Friday, March 16, 2001 - 00:00
Seattle, WA -- How can you find a reputable contractor to repair your earthquake-damaged chimney or home? Every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims....
Thursday, March 15, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials warn residents that use of earthquake-damaged chimneys can cause tragic consequences for homeowners whose chimneys have not been...
Wednesday, March 14, 2001 - 00:00
Lakewood, WA, March 14, 2001 -- An employee at the Little Church on the Prairie Learning Center points out one of the anchored cribs in the daycare facility. Photo by Doak Mahlik/FEMA News Photo...
Tuesday, March 13, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials report today that 50 percent of the homes inspected by FEMA so far sustained chimney damage in the Nisqually Earthquake. Most of...
Monday, March 12, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $4 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
Monday, March 12, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Washington Emergency Management Division, Pierce County and the City of Tacoma will open a...
Monday, March 12, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Individuals and families whose homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of the Nisqually Earthquake may be eligible for disaster housing assistance, according to Bill Lokey, federal...
Saturday, March 10, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $3 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
Saturday, March 10, 2001 - 00:00
P>Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Washington Emergency Management Division will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Olympia...
Friday, March 9, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $2.6 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
Friday, March 9, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Washington Emergency Management Division will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Silverdale,...
Thursday, March 8, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $1.6 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
Thursday, March 8, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- Earthquake "aftershocks" for homeowners include the challenge of making sure their homes are secure, and protecting their exposed valuables from the elements. Damage caused by failure...
Thursday, March 8, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Washington Emergency Management Division will open an Earthquake Recovery Center in Seattle...
Thursday, March 8, 2001 - 00:00
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will change the hours in which telephone claims to repair damage caused by the February 28 Nisqually Earthquake in Washington can be...

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