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January 10, 2001
Seattle, WA -- David L. de Courcy announced his resignation as regional director of Region X for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) effective January 20, 2001.De Courcy was appointed to...
January 9, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Forecasters began warning of Pineapple Express weather effects early last spring, and the recent rounds of wet weather and freezing rain ushered in with the New Year were no surprise...
January 5, 2001
The University of Puget Sound (UPS), in Tacoma, WA is home to Associate Professor of geology, Dr. Mike Valentine. Dr. Valentine's work won him recognition as an "Outstanding...
December 28, 2000
Buried in a back room of the Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services, located in the basement of building 600 at Gowen Field, volunteer amateur radio operators continually prepare to provide emergency...
December 20, 2000
Seattle, Wash. -- There's no telling what the future holds - and building bright futures often requires grappling with dark realities. Floods, winter storms, earthquakes - no matter what Mother...
December 11, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The SEATTLE, Wash. Federal Executive Board's annual "Operation K Toy Drive" is scheduled for Wednesday, December 13, 2000 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Jackson Federal...
December 11, 2000
Seattle, Wash. -- If 1998's El Nino and 1999's La Nina drew wary eyes to weather warnings, this year's "Pineapple Express" offers little respite for Pacific Northwest commuters, particularly those...
December 5, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Every year millions of American lives are disrupted by disasters ranging from floods, fire and hurricanes to tornadoes and earthquakes. Much of the heartache and hardship can be...
December 4, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Earthquakes happen, can happen here...and with new seismic faults being discovered with disheartening regularity, if you don't think you are ready...get ready! Today's FEMA Radio...
November 30, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As the weather turns wetter and even colder, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) are encouraging individuals,...
November 20, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has recognized Kitsap County Fire Safety Advisory Committee for efforts in making the county disaster resistant through its Project...
November 8, 2000
Kitsap County Emergency Management and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) will cosponsor a special Public Meeting from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, 30 November 2000 at the Port Orchard City Hall in...
November 6, 2000
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. -- City of Snoqualmie Mayor R. Fuzzy Fletcher has announced November 2000 as "Flood Awareness Month." Observances will include a "kick off event" on Thursday, November 9 at 3:30 p....
November 3, 2000
November 29, 2000 Westin Hotel SEATTLE, Wash., Washington A public forum highlighting some of the most recent work by the USGS and our partners on earthquake and landslide hazards issues in...
October 31, 2000
NEWPORT, Wash. -- Pend Oreille Public Utility District (PUD) No.1 received a check today for $392,214 from state and federal emergency management officials to pay for the relocation of electrical...
October 25, 2000
NEWPORT, Wash. -- Pend Oreille Public Utility District (PUD) No.1 will receive a final grant Tuesday, October 31, 2000 from state and federal emergency management officials to pay for relocating...
October 16, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- October is National Fire Prevention Month, and the United States Fire Administration (USFA), a directorate of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, is asking all Americans to...
October 16, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As the rainy season approaches, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials are encouraging Pacific Northwest renters and property owners to procure financial protection...
October 10, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- If the new FEMA Hazards U.S., or HAZUS Report's placement of Alaska, Oregon and Washington in the top ten states most vulnerable to earthquake damage didn't prompt residents to...
October 5, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- State of Idaho and FEMA officials announced today that the deadline for eligible residents of counties effected by recent wildfires to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance has...

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