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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.

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.

Three Washington Students Selected for First FEMA Regional Youth Preparedness Council

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

 

FEMA Authorizes Federal Funds to Help Fight Washington’s Boyds Fire

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

 

FEMA Authorizes Federal Grant Funds to Help Fight Three Major Washington Fires

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for three fires burning in central Washington: the Hawk Fire in Yakima County and the Yakama Nation, the Cougar Creek Fire in Chelan County and the Grass Valley Fire in Douglas and Grant counties.

 

FEMA Authorizes Federal Grant Funds to Help Fight the Angel Springs Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Angel Springs Fire burning in Lincoln County, Washington.

 

FEMA Authorizes Federal Grant Funds to Help Fight the Chelan Hills Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Chelan Hills Fire burning in Douglas County, Washington.

FEMA Provides Federal Funds to Help Fight the Buckshot Fire

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

 

FEMA Provides Federal Funds to Help Fight the Upriver Beacon Fire

BOTHELL, Wash. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Upriver Beacon Fire burning approximately 5 miles northeast of downtown Spokane, in Spokane County, Washington.