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March 20, 2001
Olympia, WA -- A new toll-free INFO Line (1-800-450-8565) opens this morning to help answer questions from Private Nonprofit organizations, which experienced damage or losses from the Nisqually...
March 16, 2001
Washington, DC -- Washington State and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today at the disaster field office in Qlympia that eight additional counties have been added to...
March 16, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $6.5 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
March 16, 2001
Seattle, WA -- How can you find a reputable contractor to repair your earthquake-damaged chimney or home? Every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims....
March 15, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials warn residents that use of earthquake-damaged chimneys can cause tragic consequences for homeowners whose chimneys have not been...
March 14, 2001
Lakewood, WA, March 14, 2001 -- An employee at the Little Church on the Prairie Learning Center points out one of the anchored cribs in the daycare facility. Photo by Doak Mahlik/FEMA News Photo...
March 13, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials report today that 50 percent of the homes inspected by FEMA so far sustained chimney damage in the Nisqually Earthquake. Most of...
March 12, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $4 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
March 12, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Washington Emergency Management Division, Pierce County and the City of Tacoma will open a...
March 12, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Individuals and families whose homes were damaged or destroyed as a result of the Nisqually Earthquake may be eligible for disaster housing assistance, according to Bill Lokey, federal...
March 10, 2001
P>Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Washington Emergency Management Division will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Olympia...
March 10, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $3 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
March 9, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $2.6 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
March 9, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Washington Emergency Management Division will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Silverdale,...
March 8, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved more than $1.6 million in aid to help Washington residents following the Nisqually earthquake. The following is a summary of ongoing response...
March 8, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), US Small Business Administration (SBA) and Washington Emergency Management Division will open an Earthquake Recovery Center in Seattle...
March 8, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will change the hours in which telephone claims to repair damage caused by the February 28 Nisqually Earthquake in Washington can be...
March 8, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Earthquake "aftershocks" for homeowners include the challenge of making sure their homes are secure, and protecting their exposed valuables from the elements. Damage caused by failure...
March 7, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Washington Emergency Management Division will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Kent, Wash., Thursday, March 8 to offer face-to-face help...
March 7, 2001
Olympia, WA -- As a result of Governor Gary Locke's emergency proclamation, special financial assistance is available in eight counties for workers who lost their job, can't get to work or were...