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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 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...
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 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...
September 30, 2011
BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced Pre-Disaster Mitigation Competitive (PDM-C) grant awards totaling $1,085,617 to the...
September 29, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced Pre-Disaster Mitigation Competitive (PDM-C) grant awards totaling $1,199,250 to...
September 21, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- A 2008 NOAA biological opinion on the effects of the National Flood Insurance Program on Pacific NW salmon dramatically changed how that program will be implemented for 122 Puget...
September 9, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is monitoring a spate of wildfires across the Pacific Northwest and encouraging residents in...
September 8, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the Monastery Complex Fire burning in Klickitat County. FEMA...
September 2, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- September is National Preparedness Month, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has joined with more than 6,000 federal, tribal, state and local coalition members from across...
August 8, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- What would happen if a 9.0 earthquake struck the Seattle region? Approximately two hundred emergency managers, geologists, Geographic Information System (GIS) specialists and...
July 7, 2011
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Wildfire experts and weather specialists have predicted a low-risk, late-starting wildfire season for the Pacific Northwest this summer, but emergency managers caution against...
June 29, 2011
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...

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