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April 10, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As the days get warmer, we look forward to gardening and playing outdoors. But this is also a time to be aware of the threats of Mother Nature. If you live in the mountains or in...
April 9, 2012
SALEM, Ore. -- Oregonians may be water-weary, but those with flood insurance know they have chosen the best way to protect their homes from flooding.  “Flooding is the most common disaster in this...
March 30, 2012
SALEM, Ore. -- Once the January 2012 storms were over and floodwaters receded, Oregon faced a massive--and expensive--cleanup and rebuilding process. Much of that work falls to local governments....
March 29, 2012
SEATTLE—Representatives from Federal and State Mitigation departments in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington are meeting this week in downtown Seattle to compare notes and hear new ideas about...
March 28, 2012
LACEY Wa -- Officials in 11 Washington counties hit by the winter storms of January 14-23, 2012, have until April 4 to submit official requests for federal assistance to the Washington office of...
March 27, 2012
SALEM, Ore. -- Officials in 12 Oregon counties hit by January’s winter storms have until April 1 to submit official requests for federal assistance the Oregon Office of Emergency Management and...
March 26, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Tsunami Preparedness Week begins March 25, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Washington Emergency Management Division (WA-EMD) urge all citizens who...
March 26, 2012
SEATTLE –The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that in FY2011, FEMA Region X provided $11,909,572 funding to the State of Washington to implement 19 new Hazard Mitigation...
March 5, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Washington to supplement...
March 5, 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 Washington. Assistance...
March 2, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of Oregon to supplement...
March 2, 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 Oregon. Assistance for the...
February 7, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that the Washington State Emergency Management Division (WA-EMD) is the winner of one of the 2011 Community Preparedness...
February 2, 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 Alaska....
February 2, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Alaska to supplement...
December 22, 2011
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 Alaska. Assistance for the...
December 22, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Alaska and ordered federal aid to...
December 15, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Every year millions of American lives are disrupted by natural disasters ranging from earthquakes and severe storms to floods and wildfire.  But all disasters—large or small—share a...
November 9, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring storm conditions in Alaska, and encourages residents to follow the advice of local officials.  According to the...
October 5, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- National Fire Prevention Week 2011 will be observed from October 9-15.  This year’s theme is: Protect Your Family from Fire, and according to FEMA Regional Administrator Ken Murphy...

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