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May 2, 2000
Wildfires are a natural part of living in the urban interface. Hundreds of homes are threatened, and several are lost as our region experiences another hot, dry, summer. Awbrey Hall, Skeleton, and...
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April 26, 2000
Deschutes County, Oregon, located on the Eastern slopes of the Cascade Range, is a new Project Impact community. A major focus includes pre-disaster planning for recurring wildland fires in the urban...
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April 24, 2000
Walla Walla High volunteers assisted the Project Impact team with a survey of homes in the east portion of Walla Walla County during Spring Break . The survey will help identify structures that may...
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April 24, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- April is traditionally Disaster Preparedness Month in the United States, with observances ranging from Governors' proclamations to statewide "Drop, Cover and Hold" exercises. Next...
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April 17, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Pierce County property owners already enjoy reduced flood insurance premiums, and thanks to their community's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program voluntary...
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April 17, 2000
The best emergency response system isn't designed to prevent school shootings, natural disasters or other large-scale emergencies. But, it enables public safety agencies to respond quickly and...
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April 5, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Over the last 12 months the Federal Emergency Management Agency regional office has donated truckloads of surplus computer and related communications equipment to Monroe Public...
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March 27, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- April is Disaster Preparedness Month. This year's theme in Washington State: "Prepare Because You Care," is all about energizing citizens, businesses and local governments to take...
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March 24, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- The State of Idaho will observe Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 17 - 21, 2000. It's a special week set aside to focus on the potentially deadly effects of sudden storms and...
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March 22, 2000
The American Red Cross nationwide "Virtual Auction" goes live on-line on Friday, March 24, with more than 700 unique and exciting items from all over the country. Microsoft MSN will host the ten-day...
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