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November 27, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the State of Alaska.Assistance...
October 16, 2012
WASHINGTON – In less than two days, more than 13 million people nationwide are expected to participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill. "Earthquakes occur all year long across our country – in...
September 25, 2012
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 the State of Washington....
September 25, 2012
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Washington to supplement...
September 20, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Table Mountain Fire burning Kittitas and Chelan...
September 19, 2012
SEATTLE—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Karney Fire in Boise County, Idaho. FEMA Acting Regional...
September 13, 2012
SEATTLE—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Poison Fire and the Peavine Fire burning in Chelan County.  In...
September 11, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Byrd Canyon Fire burning in Chelan County, Washington....
September 10, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for both the 1st Canyons Fire burning in Chelan County and the...
September 6, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Highway 141 Fire Complex burning in Klickitat County,...
August 28, 2012
SEATTLE—King County has received notification from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that their plan for how to implement the National Flood Insurance...
August 16, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Trinity Ridge Fire in Elmore County, Idaho.FEMA Acting...
August 15, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- August is the hottest part of summer. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges everyone to take care to protect themselves from the effects of extreme heat. Heat kills...
August 14, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Taylor Bridge Fire in Kittitas County, Washington....
July 25, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Cayman Kirkhart, of Hayden, Idaho, has been selected by FEMA to serve on its first Youth Preparedness Council. FEMA’s Youth Preparedness Council is a unique opportunity for a select...
July 2, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As skies clear and weather turns warmer, Pacific Northwest residents are hoping for glorious weather this Fourth of July. But however the weather turns out, the Federal Emergency...
May 4, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Arson Awareness Week is being observed May 6-12. This year's theme is Prevent Youth Firesetting. According to FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy, we all need to join in...
May 3, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- When you enter a house or building, most likely you assume it is safe and was properly constructed in accordance with building codes. Fortunately, your local safety experts work...
May 1, 2012
LACEY WA (May 1, 2012) - When the severe winter storms dubbed 'Snowmageddon' hit Washington State in January of this year, airports, roads and schools closed, cars crashed, and trees and tons of...
April 24, 2012
LACEY, Wa -- In the January 2009 flood, the small town of South Prairie in east Pierce County was inundated by mud.  A local high school initiated an MLK Day service project for its students....

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