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August 27, 2010
SEATTLE, Wa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) late Thursday evening authorized the use of federal funds to help the State of Idaho fight the...
July 27, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Idaho and ordered...
July 27, 2010
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the State of Idaho....
July 19, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. --The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Washington State fight the Cowiche Mills Fire...
July 5, 2010
BOISE, Idaho -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has been working closely with the Idaho Bureau of Homeland Security (IBHS) to monitor local needs resulting from the storms and flooding of 2-...
June 28, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Weather forecasts are mixed in the Pacific Northwest for this year’s Fourth of July observances, but however the weather turns out, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
June 17, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today applauded President Obama's appointment of Kenneth Dean Murphy as FEMA Regional Administrator for...
June 10, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Observed the last full week of June, National Lightning Safety Awareness Week not only helps get safety messages out in time for the Fourth of July, but also signals summer as...
May 12, 2010
SEATTLE -- El Nino weather patterns and a relatively mild winter left Idaho, eastern Washington and south central Oregon drier than normal and vulnerable to wildfire. In addition to urging extreme...
April 30, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Next week is National Arson Awareness Week, and this year's theme is Community Arson Prevention. According to FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Dennis Hunsinger, the goal of this...
March 19, 2010
SALEM, Ore. – City of Salem residents are about to pay even less for flood insurance, as a direct result of their community’s continued active participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (...
March 12, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)-sponsored 2010 National Flood Safety Awareness Week,...
March 11, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Daylight Savings Time in the United States starts on the second Sunday in March of each year and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages all Americans to use the change...
January 28, 2010
REDMOND, Wash. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addressed the 2010 Microsoft Worldwide Public Safety Symposium today at the company’s headquarters in Redmond,...
January 5, 2010
BOISE, Idaho – The State of Idaho will receive $823,140 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in 28 counties to help nonprofit and local government...
January 5, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. – The State of Washington will receive $4,471,443 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in 34 counties to help nonprofit and local...
January 5, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The State of Alaska will receive $346,086 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in ten boroughs and census areas to help nonprofit...
January 5, 2010
SALEM, Ore. – The State of Oregon will receive $3,227,778 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in 30 counties to help nonprofit and local government...
December 23, 2009
SEATTLE – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it intends to re-issue the recently released preliminary flood insurance maps for...
December 18, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State...

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