Nisqually Earthquake Damage Assessments Scheduled

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March 5, 2001
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Olympia, WA -- Earthquake affected infrastructure will be the primary focus of Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) operations scheduled to begin today, Bill Lokey, Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said in a joint statement with Washington State Coordinating Officer (SCO) Diane Offord.

FEMA representatives will join with state officials to survey quake damage in the six federally declared disaster counties-Lewis, King, Pierce, Thurston, Mason and Kitsap-starting with the following areas on the tentative dates indicated:

Monday/March 5, 2001
State Park facilities
Thurston County
Puyallup Indian Tribal Lands
Tuesday/March 6, 2001
King County
Pierce County
Wednesday/March 7, 2001
Washington State Facilities
Friday/March 9, 2001
City of Seattle

Schedules for eligible counties not listed will be released when available.

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