News Releases

Main Content
August 15, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- August is the hottest part of summer. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges everyone to take care to protect themselves from the effects of extreme heat. Heat kills...
Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Region X
August 14, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Taylor Bridge Fire in Kittitas County, Washington....
Washington, Region X
July 25, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Cayman Kirkhart, of Hayden, Idaho, has been selected by FEMA to serve on its first Youth Preparedness Council. FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council is a unique opportunity for a select...
Region X
July 2, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As skies clear and weather turns warmer, Pacific Northwest residents are hoping for glorious weather this Fourth of July. But however the weather turns out, the Federal Emergency...
Region X
May 4, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Arson Awareness Week is being observed May 6-12. This year's theme is Prevent Youth Firesetting. According to FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy, we all need to join in...
Region X
May 3, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- When you enter a house or building, most likely you assume it is safe and was properly constructed in accordance with building codes. Fortunately, your local safety experts work...
Region X
April 19, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announce that they are partnering to increase awareness of the severe...
Region X
April 10, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As the days get warmer, we look forward to gardening and playing outdoors. But this is also a time to be aware of the threats of Mother Nature. If you live in the mountains or in...
Region X
March 29, 2012
SEATTLE—Representatives from Federal and State Mitigation departments in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are meeting this week in downtown Seattle to compare notes and hear new ideas about...
Region X
March 26, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Tsunami Preparedness Week begins March 25, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Washington Emergency Management Division (WA-EMD) urge all citizens who...
Region X


Back to Top