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Join FEMA Region 10’s Launch of Mitigation March

BOTHELL, Wash. Mitigation March is a campaign to encourage everyone to understand their risk to natural hazards and take actions to mitigate those risks. Throughout the month of March, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 will highlight projects demonstrating mitigation, share information and ideas about understanding your risk, and provide steps to mitigate risk and make it part of our daily lives.

Two Weeks Left to Apply for FEMA Region 10 Youth Preparedness Camp

BOTHELL, Wash. – The deadline for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10’s inaugural Youth Preparedness Camp is only two weeks away. Applications will be accepted through March 15.

 

FEMA Region 10 to Host First Regional Youth Preparedness Camp

BOTHELL, Wash. – FEMA Region 10 is seeking 40 youth in grades 8 through 12 representing Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska to be selected to attend a Youth Preparedness Camp in Stanwood, Wash., in August. This will be an engaging and empowering way for teens to learn about and practice emergency preparedness. There will be a variety of exciting leadership and team-building opportunities as well as traditional camp activities to ensure a fun week for all.

FEMA Launches Integration Team in Idaho

BOTHELL, Wash. – Idaho is now one of 10 states to have FEMA staff assigned to its emergency management agency. The FEMA Integration Team (FIT) will provide technical and training assistance on FEMA’s programs and continuous on-site support to the state.

 

Wishing You #SafeTravels this Holiday Season

BOTHELL, Wash. – More than 54 million Americans are projected to journey at least 50 miles from home for Thanksgiving this year to be with loved ones, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). In our mission to ensure that everyone arrives at their destinations safely, we at FEMA Region 10 have travel tips for parents, road trippers, air passengers, international travelers and pet owners.

Flood Preparedness is Part of Winter Readiness

BOTHELL, Wash. – Winter in the Northwest can be cold and wet. Long days of rain and melting snow can lead to flooding. That is why Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 advises residents to make flood preparedness part of their winter readiness plan.

FEMA Selects Two Teens from Idaho to Launch Region 10 Youth Preparedness Council

BOTHELL, Wash. – Two teens from Idaho have been selected to be part of the inaugural Region 10 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Idaho Office of Emergency Management (IOEM) announced Wednesday. The YPC currently has nine members representing the four states of Region 10 – Idaho, Alaska, Oregon and Washington.

FEMA Authorizes Federal Grant Funds to Help Fight the Grassy Ridge Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Grassy Ridge Fire burning in Clark County, Idaho.