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March 20, 2000
SDART (Seattle Disaster Aid & Response Teams) and Seattle Project Impact are hosting DISASTER SATURDAY, a community forum designed to help you minimize your vulnerability to earthquakes and other...
March 17, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska has it all - including the full gammet of potential natural disasters - and disaster safety counselors are set to share their collective knowledge of disaster prevention...
March 16, 2000
SALEM, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific Northwest, particularly here in...
March 15, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- March is American Red Cross Month, an opportunity for individuals, families, businesses and even government agencies to review their own level of preparedness if disaster strikes,...
March 10, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Shoppers at the Dimond Center Mall on Old Seward Highway can learn how to protect themselves and their families against potential disasters such as avalanches, earthquakes,...
March 9, 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...
March 2, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific Northwest, particularly here in...
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 "...

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