November 1, 2000
Traveling with a group of Emergency Management professionals from the United States, Region VI staff members David Passey and Dennis Lee recently returned from an international visit to Nicaragua...
October 25, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Kemah is the first Texas community to obtain a Class 5 rating from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) under the Community Rating System (CRS) Program. That means a 25...
October 20, 2000
Scene of CHER-CAP exercise scene in Gravette, AR. FEMA News PhotoScene of CHER-CAP exercise scene in Gravette, AR. FEMA News Photo After months of planning, training and exercising...
October 17, 2000
The two-day exercise Wednesday and Thursday, October 18-19 will help emergency planners determine the strengths of their operational plans. "State and federal agencies regulate nuclear energy plants...
October 6, 2000
Emergency Response Teams Join Industry In CHER-CAP Test Benton County's Hazardous Chemical Response Plans
DENTON, Texas -- Is Benton County ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency), the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management and Benton...
September 29, 2000
On September 20th Emergency Response Teams in Caddo and Bossier Parishes added another dimension to FEMA's CHER-CAP exercise program. The CHER-CAP (Comprehensive Hazmat Emergency Response-...
September 27, 2000
CLOVIS, New Mexico -- Clovis New Mexico has become the latest community in Region VI to complete a HAZMAT exercise under FEMA's Comprehensive HAZMAT Emergency Response-Capability Assessment Program (...
September 18, 2000
DENTON, Texas -- Are Shreveport and Bossier City ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA, the State, and the communities of Shreveport and Bossier City are preparing to test local...
September 14, 2000
Emergency Response Teams Join Industry To Test Clovis and Portales' Hazardous Chemical Response Plans
Denton, Texas -- Are Clovis and Portales ready for a chemical spill? We are about to find out. FEMA, the State, and the communities of Clovis and Portales are preparing to test local response to...
September 13, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Top officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) visited Tulsa, Oklahoma, today to reward the city for its outstanding achievements in reducing flood risks. At...