Washington Earthquake (DR-1361)

Incident period: February 28, 2001 to March 16, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 1, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 27, 2001
News Release
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $53.6 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing disaster response and recovery efforts since the Presidential disaster declaration on March 1, as close of business April 26.
April 26, 2001
News Release
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Puyallup this Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6.
April 26, 2001
News Release
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Bremerton this Saturday and Sunday, May 5 and 6.
April 24, 2001
News Release
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that private nonprofit (PNP) organizations affected by the Nisqually Earthquake have until May 31 to apply for disaster funding. Under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance program, certain private non-profit organizations, which experienced damage or losses from the Nisqually Earthquake, may be eligible for disaster funding. Nonprofit organizations may also be eligible for a low interest-loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
April 20, 2001
News Release
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $42.6 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing disaster response and recovery efforts since the Presidential disaster declaration on March 1.
April 20, 2001
News Release
Olympia, WA -- Chelan and Kittitas counties have been added to the list of Washington counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following the Nisqually Earthquake that struck on Feb.28, federal and state officials announced today. Bill Lokey, of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), made the designation following a review of additional information regarding damages incurred by the earthquake.

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