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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...
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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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September 9, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is monitoring a spate of wildfires across the Pacific Northwest and encouraging residents in...
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September 8, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the Monastery Complex Fire burning in Klickitat County. FEMA...
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September 2, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- September is National Preparedness Month, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has joined with more than 6,000 federal, tribal, state and local coalition members from across...
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August 8, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- What would happen if a 9.0 earthquake struck the Seattle region? Approximately two hundred emergency managers, geologists, Geographic Information System (GIS) specialists and...
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July 7, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Wildfire experts and weather specialists have predicted a low-risk, late-starting wildfire season for the Pacific Northwest this summer, but emergency managers caution against...
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June 29, 2011
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...
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