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January 4, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash.  -- January has been recognized as National Blood Donor Month for over forty years (since 1970).  Blood is traditionally in short supply during the winter months due to holiday travel...
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December 16, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- With the holiday season upon us and 2011 fast approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging all Americans to make emergency preparedness one of their...
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December 10, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The National Weather Service has reported record rainfall in Portland and has issued flood watches for western Washington counties. Current projections include snow in higher...
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December 3, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- From winter storms, floods and even pandemic contagion— all disasters have one thing in common: they remind us of the importance of pre-disaster preparedness.  But good intentions...
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November 16, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Strong winds walloped the west coast last night, felling trees, blocking highways and causing sporadic power failures.  As utility crews work to restore power, emergency managers...
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November 8, 2010
SEATTLE -- The month of November traditionally signals the beginning of flood season here in the Pacific Northwest. But just as you don’t need to live in a mapped floodplain to need flood insurance,...
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November 1, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- November marks the beginning of flood season in the Pacific Northwest, yet many residents remain without flood insurance because they don't live in a mapped floodplain and don't...
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October 25, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. --The National Weather Service is projecting La Nina weather conditions this year, with attendant wet weather and above average lowland snow events. Here in the Pacific Northwest,...
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October 15, 2010
SEATTLE --  The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,074,428 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to the Washington Emergency...
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October 4, 2010
On 10 September 2010, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requested and was approved for a one-year extension to the September 2010 date for compliance with a Biological Opinion (BiOp) on...
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