News Releases for Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Tidal Surge, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1641)

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Tuesday, June 27, 2006 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Because of a federal disaster declaration following the Jan. 27 through Feb. 4 winter storms and slides, the State of Washington is in the process of receiving funds through the...
Thursday, June 15, 2006 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- When disaster strikes, businesses can be affected too: buildings can be damaged, inventory ruined, and records lost. Yet, orders still must be filled and payrolls must be met....
Thursday, June 8, 2006 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington was the first state in the nation to have an enhanced State Mitigation Plan approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Approval of the plan increases...
Tuesday, May 30, 2006 - 00:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- State and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in 11 counties are eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance following a May 17 presidential disaster...
Wednesday, May 17, 2006 - 00:00
WASHINGTON , D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Washington to...