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July 28, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Fire season has barely begun and firefighters have already engaged hundreds of fires across the West, in what may become one of the worst fire seasons in history. With long-range...
July 25, 2000
Washington, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help Washington State battle the uncontrolled Rocky Hull fire located in Okanogan County....
July 21, 2000
EUGENE, Ore. -- Lane County and the unincorporated city of Mapleton will be entering this year's flood season with high hopes and higher homes, thanks to a Federal Emergency Management Agency Hazard...
July 20, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Blue sky and summer heat warn of increased wildfire risk here in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in Idaho, eastern Oregon and eastern Washington. But according to FEMA Deputy...
July 14, 2000
RENTON, Wash. -- Renton property owners already enjoy reduced flood insurance premiums, and thanks to their city's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program voluntary Community Rating...
July 13, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Boardman residences and businesses will begin receiving FREE Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Tone Alert Radio this week. Distributors from Radio Service Company...
July 12, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The first National Earthquake Risk Management Conference will be held in SEATTLE, Wash. at the SeaTac DoubleTree Hotel, September 17-22, 2000. Sponsored by the Western States...
June 29, 2000
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Washington State battle the uncontrolled Hanford fire located in Benton County....
June 29, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Glorious weather throughout the Pacific Northwest may herald clear skies and balmy weather for Fourth of July observances. But however the weather turns, the U.S. Fire...
June 27, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- If you live in the cities of Hermiston or Umatilla and haven't received your FREE Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program Tone Alert Radio, you may need to call and...
June 22, 2000
EUGENE, Ore. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regional Director David L. de Courcy will discuss disaster preparedness and damage prevention partnerships Friday, June 23, 2000 at the...
June 22, 2000
SALEM, Ore. -- Governor John A. Kitzhaber has proclaimed June 24-25, 2000 as Amateur Radio Days, recognizing the contributions of over 1000 Oregon members of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES...
June 19, 2000
BREMERTON, Wash. -- Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology will soon allow Kitsap County planners and emergency management officials to better protect their citizens from the effects of...
June 16, 2000
PALMER, Alaska -- Three years ago, Federal Emergency Management Agency Director James Lee Witt introduced "Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities," a new initiative designed to...
June 15, 2000
CORDOVA, Alaska -- On Monday, June 19, 2000 FEMA Regional Director David L. de Courcy will join with Alaska Department of Military and Veteran Affairs Commissioner Major General Phil Oates to...
June 9, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- On Monday, June 12, 2000 FEMA Director James Lee Witt will address the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) "Service to America Summit," and officially launch a new national...
June 9, 2000
PALMER, Alaska -- On Saturday, June 17, 2000 FEMA Director James Lee Witt will join Senator Ted Stevens, Matanuska Susitna Borough Mayor Darcie Salmon and a host of local government, business and...
June 2, 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- The idea behind disaster preparedness may be simple, but the results are powerful. A little bit of planning and community partnership can go a long way towards building a...
May 31, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Emergency managers from three federal regions and over 15 states and territories will meet today with business and community counterparts at the Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel in San...
May 25, 2000
SALEM, Ore. -- This afternoon, U.S. Fire Administration Administrator Carrye B. Brown joins Deschutes County Commissioners Linda Swearingen and Dennis Luke, FEMA Regional Director David L. de Courcy...

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