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March 1, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Those individuals attending the Village Fair on Saturday at Kenai Central High School will have a chance to learn ways to protect against potential disaster events such as...
March 1, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Pick your disaster: Volcanic lava, ash storms and lahars; earthquake and tsunamis; avalanche; tornadoes, winter storms and floods...even wildfire and mudslides--they're online, at...
February 29, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- To help Alaskans learn ways to protect against potential natural disaster events, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alaska Division of Emergency Services (...
February 28, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A series of briefings to inform eligible agencies and local governments about the application process for disaster assistance is scheduled for Cordova, Seward, Soldotna and...
February 25, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- The Governor's Conference on Emergency Management, sponsored by Idaho's Bureau of Disaster Services is scheduled March 7-9, 2000 at the Boise Centre on the Grove. According to...
February 24, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Foul weather offers fair warning of increased flood risk, and emergency management officials are reminding homeowners that the difference between disaster and annoyance is often a...
February 17, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Disaster aid is being made available for Alaska, to help communities there recover from a series of severe winter storms that began December 21. The storms were so severe they...
February 17, 2000
Region 10's new Compact Disk provides a comprehensive source of information on hazard mitigation and the Project Impact process along with overviews of FEMA's major programs. The disk contains 2...
February 11, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- On Friday, January 28, 2000 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt joined Congressman Norm Dicks, King County Executive Ron Sims, Pierce County Executive...
February 10, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), working with the Washington Emergency Management Division (WEMD), is providing Ferry and Stevens Counties in northeastern Washington...
January 20, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The State of Oregon entered year 2000 as one of only eight states nation-wide offering border-to-border E 9-1-1 coverage. The program was initiated by the 1991 Legislature and...
January 5, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- While few emergency managers expected any significant infrastructure failures from the "Y2K rollover," most kept a wary eye out for localized outages. Few materialized, prompting...
January 1, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- As strains of "Auld Lang Syne" lilted to a close in Alaska's outer islands, emergency managers across the entire Pacific Northwest cautiously cheered a relatively glitch-free Y2K "...
December 31, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Initial reports from Guam as the first U.S. territory to welcome the New Year indicate a "Y2K Bug-Free" rollover, and while experts caution that some Y2K anomalies may be cumulative...
December 23, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The transition to the Year 2000 is not expected to bring major problems with the nation's infrastructure, but temporary local interruptions of service may occur. The silver lining...
December 3, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it will allow the City of Kelso to use uncompensated home value as its share of the buyout funds for the...
December 1, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Washington State's Emergency Management Division (WEMD) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced plans to help acquire and demolish up to 127 slide-damaged...
November 22, 1999
Coeur D'Alene, Idaho -- The Harbor Island Home Owners Association hosts a groundbreaking ceremony today at 2:30 p.m. for a bridge that is designed to minimize damage from future floods. Funded under...
November 16, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Recent rains have saturated soils throughout much of the Pacific Northwest, and with more rain in the forecast, that could spell trouble for mobile and manufactured home owners....
November 11, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- Not all flooding occurs in mapped floodplains. Last week's severe thunderstorms in eastern Idaho and flash flood-driven basement inundation in Pocatello are timely reminders of what...

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