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April 20, 2012
 Lacey, Wash. -- For 45 seconds in 2001 one of the largest earthquakes in State history rattled Western Washington, injuring more than 200 people and causing thousands to flee. The 6.8 magnitude "...
April 19, 2012
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announce that they are partnering to increase awareness of the severe...
April 16, 2012
LACEY, Wash. -- Folks in and around the Snohomish County town of Stanwood are finding it easier to get around these days now that the Stillaguamish River has been brought under control. Over the...
April 13, 2012
SALEM, Ore. -- In 2006, severe winds and falling trees took out a huge segment of a heavily-wooded transmission line. This wasn’t the first time, and it wouldn’t be the last. But with help from the...
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 –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 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 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
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...

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