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Unincorporated Island County Facing Potential National Flood Insurance Program Probation

BOTHELL, Wash. – Unincorporated Island County, Wash., will be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on March 30 unless deficiencies in its floodplain management program are corrected. The county must also address violations of the construction criteria that are required for participation in the NFIP.

Ten Days Left to Apply for FEMA Region 10 Youth Preparedness Camp

BOTHELL, Wash. – The deadline for students to apply for FEMA Region 10’s Youth Preparedness Camp is just 10 days away. Applications are being accepted through January 19.

Youth: Apply Today for 2020 Preparedness Summer Camp in Alaska

BOTHELL, Wash. - FEMA Region 10 is calling on students ages 14 to 17 from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska to apply for our second annual Youth Preparedness Camp to be held this summer near Anchorage. The 40 teens selected to attend the all-expense-paid camp will come away with skills that could save lives in their homes and communities during a disaster – all while making new friends and having fun!

FEMA Local Hires Supporting Disaster Recovery Efforts in Oregon

SALEM, Ore. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) team working with the Oregon Office of Emergency Management (OEM) to help communities recover from winter and spring storms has expanded its staff to include 11 new employees from the Salem and Eugene areas.

40 Students in FEMA Region 10 Help Build a Culture of Preparedness at Summer Camp

BOTHELL, Wash. - Forty students in grades 8 through 12 representing Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Alaska completed FEMA Region 10’s inaugural Youth Preparedness Camp in Stanwood, Wash. today.

FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Alaska’s Deshka Landing Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Deshka Landing Fire burning in Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Alaska’s McKinley Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the McKinley Fire burning in Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Oregon’s Mile Post 97 Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Mile Post 97 Fire in Oregon’s Douglas County.

FEMA Selects Madeline Ortiz for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council

BOTHELL, Wash. - FEMA welcomes Madeline Ortiz from Palmer, Alaska as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).

FEMA Selects Hsin Ya Huang for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council

BOTHELL, Wash. - FEMA welcomes Hsin Ya (Jessie) Huang from Eugene, Oregon as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC). FEMA created the YPC in 2012 to bring together young leaders who are interested in supporting disaster preparedness and making a difference in their communities by completing disaster preparedness projects nationally and locally.