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June 15, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $103.85 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the...
June 14, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Following the Nisqually Earthquake, the partnership established between federal and state agencies and faith-based organizations has proved vital for some recovering residents....
June 8, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $99 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
June 7, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Private nonprofit (PNP) organizations affected by the Nisqually Earthquake have until June 30 to apply for assistance through federal and state programs. The Federal Emergency...
June 6, 2001
Photos and Audio files Seattle, WA -- The Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is home to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC), and...
June 5, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Fire season has barely begun and firefighters have already engaged hundreds of fires across the country. Here in the Pacific Northwest, drought conditions and strong, dry easterly...
June 5, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Joe M. Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Col. Ken Kasprisin has been named regional director for FEMA's Region X, headquartered...
June 5, 2001
National Dam Safety Program Seattle, WA -- Twenty five years ago today the Teton Dam in Idaho sent over 20 billion gallons of water spilling down the Teton Canyon towards the towns of Willford,...
June 4, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) geological and mitigation specialists urge Washington residents to plan ahead and take steps now to protect property from future earthquake...
June 1, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $92.9 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
May 29, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The recent Nisqually Earthquake has focused attention on seismic hazards here in the Pacific Northwest ? and rightly so. Seismologists are pretty...
May 24, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $87 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
May 23, 2001
Seattle, WA, May 23, 2001 -- A recent survey commissioned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), finds that while the majority of Americans are aware that natural disaster hazards...
May 22, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state officials announced today that the deadline to register for Individual Assistance, Public Assistance and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loans has...
May 18, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $81.7 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
May 17, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Even though the Nisqually Earthquake happened nearly two months ago, Washington residents are still discovering damage done by the quake to their homes and properties, said officials...
May 15, 2001
Seattle, WA -- With Washington State still recovering from the February 28 Nisqually Earthquake, and the entire Pacific Northwest nervously awaiting wildfire...
May 14, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Mitigation Division brings its traveling demonstration of earthquake repairs, preparedness and mitigation to Mt. Vernon and Smokey Point...
May 11, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies have approved $72 million in aid to help Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake.The following are highlights of the ongoing...
May 10, 2001
Portland, OR -- Emergency managers from Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington met in Portland, Oregon last week to discuss pre-disaster mitigation concepts, share lessons-learned and discuss...