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March 30, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Emergency managers, fire marshals, and emergency services officials from throughout the Pacific Northwest met with their federal counterparts in Vancouver, Washington last week to...
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March 19, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific...
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March 3, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Powerful Pacific storms have soaked rivers and river basins to overflow, saturated mudslide-prone hillsides, and stuffed snow packs to record-breaking levels. It's not over yet,...
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March 1, 1999
This monthly update is produced in an effort to keep hazardous materials program personnel up to date in the areas of exercises, training, and planning. If you have a contribution or wish other...
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February 18, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Y2K Bulletin, designed as a consumer's guide to preparing for the Year 2000, is available on-line (www.fema.gov), through the agency...
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February 11, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week provided more than $5 million to the states of Oregon and Washington for annual operating expenses for those states' continuing...
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February 8, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- The Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services (BDS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced two Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) projects, designed to prevent...
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January 27, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Pick your disaster: Volcanic lava, ash storms and lahars; earthquakes and tsunamis; hurricanes; tornadoes, winter storms and floods . . . even wildfire and...
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January 11, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Forecasters began warning of La Niña-driven winter storms for northern tier states early last spring, and the back-to-back storm fronts sweeping in from the Pacific in recent weeks...
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January 8, 1999
Seattle, January 8, 1999 -- The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW), a private/public partnership that promotes long-term strategies for reducing potential earthquake damage in the "Cascadia...
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