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June 6, 2002
Salem, OR -- The grim lessons of 9-11 have changed emergency management priorities nation-wide, and here in the Pacific Northwest, the ugly threat of terrorist strikes joins the list of natural...
May 13, 2002
Seattle, WA -- The Emergency Animal Rescue Service (EARS) is hosting its fourth annual nation-wide Animal Disaster Preparedness Day Saturday, May 18, encouraging families to include pets and...
May 2, 2002
Seattle, WA-- - Next week is National Arson Awareness Week. This year's theme, spearheaded by the U.S. Fire Administration and the International Association of Arson...
April 29, 2002
Seattle, WA -- Next week (May 4-11) is National Safe Kids Week. With the spring sports season in full swing, it's a good time to focus on child safety issues. This year's theme is "...
April 29, 2002
Salem, OR -- A federal/state hazard mitigation survey team and the Governor's Interagency Hazard Mitigation team are making a detailed study of six counties hit by the Feb. 7...
April 12, 2002
Seattle, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved more than $2.6 million to repair damages to the King County Courthouse caused by the Feb. 28, 2001 Nisqually...
April 2, 2002
Seattle, WA -- April is Earthquake Awareness Month in Oregon, and this year's theme, "What's Shaking, Oregon?" is a continuation of a state-wide spring earthquake and tsunami awareness campaign...
April 1, 2002
Seattle, WA -- April is Disaster Preparedness Month. This year's theme in Washington State is all about energizing citizens, businesses and local governments to take an "all hazards approach"...
April 1, 2002
Seattle, WA -- Bioterrorism response and lessons learned from the 2001 Nisqually Earthquake will be two of the major topics at the Partners in Preparedness conference that opens Tuesday, April 2...
March 12, 2002
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster funds have been made available to help communities in five Oregon counties recover from the effects of a severe winter windstorm that struck the...
March 8, 2002
Seattle, WA -- March is American Red Cross Month, a great opportunity for citizens, families, businesses and even government agencies to review disaster plans and emergency kits, while reflecting on...
February 25, 2002
Camp Murray, WA -- One year after the magnitude 6.8 Nisqually Earthquake struck Washington State, disaster recovery work has made substantial progress to help thousands of state residents toward...
February 15, 2002
Seattle, WA -- Funding for the fiscal year 2002 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has been increased to a total of $360 million, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is sponsoring a series...
February 12, 2002
Anchorage, AK -- Funding for the fiscal year 2002 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has been increased to a total of $360 million, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is sponsoring a...
February 12, 2002
Vancouver, WA -- Insurance agents and lending institutions can learn how to better serve their clients by attending a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) seminar sponsored by the Federal...
February 8, 2002
Boise, ID -- Funding for the Fiscal Year 2002 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has been increased to a total of $360 million, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is sponsoring a series...
February 7, 2002
Seattle, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), has obligated $1.1 million to the Virginia Mason Medical Center, for repair of earthquake damage to the main hospital building located...
February 7, 2002
Seattle, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $1.2 million to the Washington State Department of Corrections to repair earthquake damage to the Education Building...
February 5, 2002
Eugene, OR -- Funding for the Fiscal Year 2002 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has been increased to a total of $360 million, and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is sponsoring a series...
February 5, 2002
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 the Federal Emergency Management Agency's U.S. Fire Administration (FEMA/USFA) administered a new $100 million grant program -- known as the Assistance to Firefighters Grant...

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