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December 7, 2001
Salem, OR -- Polk County homeowners and renters are paying less for flood insurance. FEMA Acting Regional Director Tammy Doherty says that?s thanks to Polk County?s voluntary participation in the...
December 7, 2001
Official portrait of Region X Regional Director, John Pennington Washington, DC - Washington State Representative John Pennington has been appointed director of...
December 7, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Whatcom County homeowners and renters are paying less for flood insurance. FEMA Acting Regional Director Tammy Doherty says that's thanks to Whatcom County's voluntary participation...
December 6, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Major disasters share a common, and positive, attribute: they focus attention on the importance of pre-disaster preparedness and mitigation, and the critical need to take appropriate...
December 3, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Northwest lending institutions and insurance agents have a timely opportunity to better serve their clients by attending a National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) seminar sponsored by...
November 26, 2001
Seattle, WA -- They're little, but they're out there: shallow quakes of 4.0 and below ranging across the state over the last few weeks and startling residents from Bellingham to Spokane. According...
November 15, 2001
Seattle, WA, November 15, 2001 -- The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW) annual conference, The Business of Earthquakes?What We Learned From The Nisqually Earthquake, will be held 27-28...
November 13, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Seattle Federal Executive Board's annual "Operation K Toy Drive" is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12, 2001 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the fourth floor auditorium,...
November 1, 2001
Seattle, WA -- November marks the onset of rainy season in the Pacific Northwest and last week's rain storms may have given us a head start, soaking roads and dumping snow on mountain passes up and...
October 31, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW) annual conference, The Business of Earthquakes -- What We Learned From The Nisqually Earthquake, will be held 27-28 November 2001 in the...
October 23, 2001
Sacramento, CA -- The Western States Seismic Policy Council Annual Conference, Seismic Risk Communication: Creating Greater Public Awareness & Action, began Sunday and runs through Wednesday, at...
October 19, 2001
Seattle, WA -- King County homeowners and renters are paying less for flood insurance. According to FEMA Deputy Administrator for Insurance Howard Leiken, that?s thanks to special efforts by King...
October 1, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe will be recognized today for their consistent dedication to protecting lives and property on reservation grounds from flood hazards. According to FEMA...
September 26, 2001
Portland, OR -- Portland homeowners and renters are paying less for flood insurance. According to FEMA Deputy Regional Director Tammy Doherty, that's thanks to special efforts by Portland's Bureau of...
September 18, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has notified the City of Dayton of impending probation from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), effective December 15, 2001....
September 15, 2001
Seattle, WA -- As wide-ranging as the effects of this last week's terrorist strikes have been, the range of resources available for response and recovery activities is wider. Sixteen Urban Search...
September 10, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Governor Gary Locke has once again proclaimed September as Weather Radio Awareness Month in Washington, encouraging all citizens to "increase their knowledge and awareness of the...

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