News, Media & Events: Washington

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Press Releases and Fact Sheets

BOTHELL, Wash. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Bolt Creek Fire burning in King and Snohomish Counties in Washington.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | September 11, 2022
BOTHELL, Wash. - Today, FEMA Region 10 Administrator Wille G. Nunn joined Washington Emergency Management Division Director Robert Ezelle and local leaders in Aberdeen, WA, to announce Washington projects selected as part of President Biden’s historic $1.16 billion climate and disaster resilience investment and the availability of an additional $3.095 billion in funding opportunities for communities in Fiscal Year 2022. The event took place near the location of the planned $50 million North Shore Levee project which was selected and would provide critical flood protection for residents and businesses across Aberdeen and Hoquiam.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 13, 2022
BOTHELL, Wash. - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the Lind Fire burning in Washington.
illustration of page of paper Press Release | August 5, 2022