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September 15, 1999
Portland, Ore. -- On Monday, September 13, 1999, FEMA Regional Director David L. de Courcy and a host of local government, community, business and nonprofit agency representatives met at Multnomah...
August 30, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- September is "Weather Radio Awareness Month" in Washington State - an opportunity for emergency managers at all levels to promote NOAA weather radios as an integral item in all...
August 26, 1999
Salem, Ore. -- This month the National Interagency Fire Coordination Center (NIFC) reported over 60,200 wildfires to-date for 1999. Of the over 2.73 million acres burned, more than 1.15 million...
August 21, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- With death tolls topping 10,000, tens of thousands injured and thousands still unaccounted for, Turkey's 7.4 earthquake continues to draw relief workers from across the world. But...
August 11, 1999
The Old Boise Train Depot overlooking downtown Boise and the Idaho State Capitol was the scene of Boise's Project Impact signing ceremony on July 29. Mayor Brent Coles welcomed Michael J. Armstrong,...
July 27, 1999
Vancouver, Wash. -- The Washington State Year 2000 Office will today release their latest Year 2000 Readiness Report at the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 4 waterfront area, during a joint activity...
July 27, 1999
Amid blue skies and soaring temperatures, the Partners of Walla Walla County's Project Impact Initiative met to celebrate the efforts of making the County more disaster resistant. The celebration...
July 23, 1999
Walla Walla -- On Wednesday, July 28, Walla Walla County Board of Commissioners Chair Pam Ray will host FEMA Director of Mitigation Mike Armstrong, and an extensive partnership of local businesses,...
July 23, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- On Thursday, July 29, Mayor Brent Coles will welcome an extensive partnership of local businesses, universities and government agencies to kick off Boise's Project Impact: building a...
July 22, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency, working with the Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services (BDS), is providing Kootenai and Shoshone Counties in Idaho roughly one million dollars to...
July 21, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a request for proposals for a contract to distribute Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP) Tone-Alert Radios (...
July 20, 1999
Walla Walla County Project Impact has announced plans for a celebration to honor its public and private partners for July 28 in Walla Walla. Mr. Michael Armstrong, the Federal Emergency Management...
July 17, 1999
Anchorage, July 17, 1999 -- The Alaska State government's Fiscal Year 2000 began July 1, and as fiscal year digital calendars read "00," millions of dollars in payment checks to contractors,...
July 16, 1999
Olympia, Wash. -- Washington State's proactive Y2K policies paid off in a big way on July 1, 1999. Washington State government's Fiscal Year began July 1, and as the fiscal year calendar read "00,"...
July 16, 1999
Salem, Ore. -- This last week's dangerous flash flooding in southern California and Arizona sends a sobering reminder for Pacific Northwesterners: all flood risks aren't seasonal; all floods aren't...
July 9, 1999
David L. de Courcy, regional director for FEMA Region 10, joined John Cline, Director of the Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services and representatives from Kootenai and Shoshone Counties in a ceremony...
July 7, 1999
On Wednesday, July 7, 1999 -- FEMA Director James Lee Witt joined Alaska Senator Ted Stevens, Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and a host of local government,...
July 3, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Friday?s 5.5 magnitude earthquake rattled the Puget Sound area, and made itself felt north into British Columbia, and south to Seaside, Oregon. With no known fatalities, few...
July 1, 1999
This monthly update is produced in an effort to keep hazardous materials program personnel up to date in the areas of exercises, training, and planning. If you have a contribution or wish other...
June 29, 1999
Anchorage, Alaska -- A group of Kenai Peninsula business people, government agencies and non-profit organizations and institutions have joined forces to develop mitigation actions that reduce the...

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