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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...
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March 26, 2012
SEATTLE –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that in FY2011, FEMA Region X provided $11,909,572 funding to the State of Washington to implement 19 new Hazard Mitigation...
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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...
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February 7, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the Washington State Emergency Management Division (WA-EMD) is the winner of one of the 2011 Community Preparedness...
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December 15, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Every year millions of American lives are disrupted by natural disasters ranging from earthquakes and severe storms to floods and wildfire.  But all disasters—large or small—share a...
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November 9, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring storm conditions in Alaska, and encourages residents to follow the advice of local officials.  According to the...
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October 5, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Fire Prevention Week 2011 will be observed from October 9-15.  This year’s theme is: Protect Your Family from Fire, and according to FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy...
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September 30, 2011
BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced Pre-Disaster Mitigation Competitive (PDM-C) grant awards totaling $1,085,617 to the...
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September 29, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced Pre-Disaster Mitigation Competitive (PDM-C) grant awards totaling $1,199,250 to...
Region X
September 21, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- A 2008 NOAA biological opinion on the effects of the National Flood Insurance Program on Pacific NW salmon dramatically changed how that program will be implemented for 122 Puget...
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