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July 5, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration numbers for the Nisqually Earthquake soared to more than 40,000 during the four-month registration period that ended June 30,...
July 2, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help fight the Red Fox fire near Tok, Alaska. According to the agency, federal fire...
June 28, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Glorious weather throughout the Pacific Northwest may herald clear skies and balmy weather for Fourth of July observances. But however the weather turns, FEMA and the U.S. Fire...
June 28, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Over one hundred federal, state and local emergency managers and planners met at the Radisson Hotel in Seatac for two days of case studies, information sharing and strategy review....
June 28, 2001
Olympia, WA -- As aid approved to help Washington residents and businesses recover from the Nisqually earthquake tops $111.16 million, state and federal officials continue to urge disaster victims to...
June 26, 2001
Olympia, WA -- On March 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) set up a Mitigation Helpline for people to get advice on how to make their homes and businesses more earthquake proof. The...
June 25, 2001
On the beach near FEMA Region 10 External Affairs Officer Bryant Harrison boosts pre-disaster mitigation concepts during NOAA's official ceremonies...
June 25, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The deadline to register with FEMA for Nisqually Earthquake--related damages is this Saturday, JUNE 30. Anyone living or working in the 22 disaster--declared counties who suffered...
June 22, 2001
Salem, OR -- Governor John A. Kitzhaber has proclaimed June 23-24, 2001 as Amateur Radio Days, recognizing the contributions of over 1000 Oregon members of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES)...
June 22, 2001
Olympia, WA -- As aid approved to help Washington residents and businesses recover from the Nisqually earthquake tops $108.68 million, state and federal officials continue to urge disaster victims to...
June 19, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Almost four months have passed since the Nisqually Earthquake rumbled through Washington, leaving record-setting property damages that residents and businesses would continue to...
June 19, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Almost four months have passed since the Nisqually Earthquake rumbled through Washington, leaving record-setting property damages that residents and businesses would continue to...
June 15, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $103.85 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the...
June 14, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Following the Nisqually Earthquake, the partnership established between federal and state agencies and faith-based organizations has proved vital for some recovering residents....
June 8, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $99 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
June 7, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Private nonprofit (PNP) organizations affected by the Nisqually Earthquake have until June 30 to apply for assistance through federal and state programs. The Federal Emergency...
June 6, 2001
Photos and Audio files Seattle, WA -- The Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is home to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC), and...
June 5, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Fire season has barely begun and firefighters have already engaged hundreds of fires across the country. Here in the Pacific Northwest, drought conditions and strong, dry easterly...
June 5, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Col. Ken Kasprisin has been named regional director for FEMA's Region X, headquartered...
June 5, 2001
National Dam Safety Program Seattle, WA -- Twenty five years ago today the Teton Dam in Idaho sent over 20 billion gallons of water spilling down the Teton Canyon towards the towns of Willford,...