Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington State Emergency Management Division (WEMD) have scheduled a federal/state briefing on disaster recovery assistance programs.
WHEN: 2:30 p.m. - Federal/State Meeting
3:30 p.m. - Federal/State Signing Ceremony
Gov. Gary Locke and FEMA Acting Regional Director Tammy Doherty Media availability
WHERE: Federal/State Disaster Field Office
625 Black Lake Blvd. SW,
Suite 200 (formerly Lamonts)
Capital Mall in Olympia
Federal, state and voluntary agency representatives will discuss programs activated under President Bush's disaster declaration following the Feb. 28 Nisqually earthquake.
In addition to officials from FEMA and WEMD, agencies expected to participate include the American Red Cross, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and other government and volunteer agencies.
Rob Harper, WEMD (360) 596-3172
Mike Howard, FEMA (206) 954-6857
Rick Jenkins, SBA (916) 717-5849