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June 15, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Observed the last full week of June, National Lightning Safety Awareness Week not only helps get safety messages out in time for the Fourth of July, but also signals summer as...
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May 11, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day...
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May 2, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $1,028,938 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding to Washington State...
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April 29, 2011
SEATTLE - National Arson Awareness Week is traditionally observed the first week in May, and this year’s theme is Working Together to Extinguish Serial Arson. According to FEMA Regional Administrator...
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April 11, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Volunteer Week is observed 10-16 April, and according to  FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy, it’s all about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out...
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March 14, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)-sponsored 2011 National Flood Safety Awareness Week,...
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March 8, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Daylight Savings Time in the United States starts on the second Sunday in March of each year and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages all Americans to use the change...
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February 28, 2011
SEATTLE -- March is American Red Cross Month, a great opportunity for citizens, families and businesses to review disaster plans and build or restock emergency kits.  According to FEMA Regional...
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February 16, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Over two  hundred floodplain managers, watershed and land-use planners, flood and diking district officials and environmental specialists will meet at the Edmonds Conference Center...
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January 31, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. --  Each year on average 18,300 Americans are injured, and more than 3,500 die in fires, with children age 14 and under making up 10-15 percent of all fire deaths.  National Burn...
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