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January 30, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C.  -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state...
Washington
January 30, 2009
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Washington. Assistance for...
Washington
July 11, 2008
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the Spokane Valley...
Washington
March 26, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- "I didn't think I could get flood insurance" is an all-too-familiar statement to Calvin Camp of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). I have heard uninsured disaster...
Washington
March 18, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- More than $72.5 million in disaster assistance has now been approved to help Washingtonians recover from the December 2007 storms, according to officials with Washington Emergency...
Washington
March 10, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- Mitigation work in the Centralia area after the 1996 floods saved a estimated $1.9? million in residential home damage in the December 2007 floods, a new Federal Emergency...
Washington
February 25, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD) are partnering to help communities, tribes and certain non-profit...
Washington
February 11, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the deadline for returning the National Flood Insurance Program Proof of Loss statement has been extended 60...
Washington
February 7, 2008
LACEY, Wash. -- Mitigation techniques are ways to minimize damage when a home or business property is struck by flooding, high winds or other natural disaster. Whether building a new structure or...
Washington
February 7, 2008
Lacey, Wash. -- "I woke up at 6:30 because the dog was barking. When I looked out the window, I saw that he was barking at a flower pot floating by," exclaimed Dryad resident Mary Hurley. So began...
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