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 -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Vancouver, Washington on May 1. What: "This Strong House: The Nuts and Bolts of Strengthening." Where: Clark College, Foster Auditorium, 1800 East McLaughlin Blvd, Vancouver, WA When: Tuesday, May 1 at 3 and 6:30 p.m.
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 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 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 -- Residents who live or work in Cowlitz, Island, Jefferson, Pacific, Skagit, Skamania, Wahkiakum andYakima counties and are unemployed as a result of the Nisqually Earthquake have until April 23 to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA), state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today. The deadline for residents who live or work in Benton, Clallam, Clark and Whatcom counties and are unemployed as a result of the Nisqually Earthquake is April 25 to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
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.

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