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May 7, 2001
Boise, ID -- The Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services (BDS), Idaho's County Emergency Managers, and the National Weather Service (NWS) are jointly holding a Severe Weather Awareness Week from May 7...
May 7, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Federal Way this Saturday...
May 6, 2001
Seattle, WA -- This week is National Arson Awareness Week and this year's theme, spearheaded by the U.S. Fire Administration and the International Association of Arson Investigators (IAAI) will focus...
May 4, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $62.4 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
May 3, 2001
Seattle, WA -- April was Disaster Preparedness Month in the United States, with observances ranging from Governors' proclamations to statewide "Drop, Cover and...
May 1, 2001
Olympia, WA -- On February 28, 2001, mitigation and safety measures in the Lake Washington School District were put to the test when the 6.8 Nisqually Earthquake hit the Puget Sound area of western...
April 27, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $53.6 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
April 27, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Vancouver, Washington on...
April 26, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Puyallup this Saturday and...
April 26, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Bremerton this Saturday...
April 24, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that private nonprofit (PNP) organizations affected by the Nisqually Earthquake have until May 31 to apply for disaster funding....
April 20, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Chelan and Kittitas counties have been added to the list of Washington counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following the Nisqually Earthquake that struck on Feb.28,...
April 20, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $42.6 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
April 20, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Residents who live or work in Cowlitz, Island, Jefferson, Pacific, Skagit, Skamania, Wahkiakum andYakima counties and are unemployed as a result of the Nisqually Earthquake have until...
April 19, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The neat little white house still sits on a Poulsbo hill and does not look its 89 years. It looks the same as it did before the February 28 earthquake that shook the Puget Sound area...
April 19, 2001
Seattle, WA -- As the May 2, 2001 deadline approaches, FEMA and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) report less than 250 completed applications have been received from fire departments across the...
April 17, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Joe M. Allbaugh, the director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced today that the deadline for individuals and business owners to register for federal and...
April 17, 2001
Olympia, WA -- FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh announced today the addition of four more counties for Public Assistance (PA) funds as a result of the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Washington on...
April 17, 2001
Olympia, WA, April 18, 2001 -- The 4th Street Bridge was severely damaged during the February earthquake. A temporary bridge is being built to take traffic over the river while a new, permanent...
April 17, 2001
Olympia, WA, April 17, 2001 -- FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh greets a FEMA staffer at the Disaster Field Office that has been assisting victims of the February 28th earthquake. FEMA News Photo....