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August 8, 2001
Seattle, WA -- With the Union Valley Fire contained this last weekend after a week of firefighting in Washington, and the Indian Springs Fire still lighting the skies in Oregon, no one needs...
August 8, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today Kalamath County, Ore. would receive a special funding allocation from the Emergency Food and Shelter (EFS) National...
July 30, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Washington State battle the uncontrolled Union Valley fire located in Chelan County...
July 30, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today four Oregon fire departments will receive grants in the second round of awards under the Assistance to Firefighters...
July 30, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Washington residents and businesses have received $129.7 million in recovery aid for damages caused by the Feb. 28 Nisqually earthquake, state and federal officials said today....
July 30, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today two Alaska fire departments will receive grants in the second round of awards under the Assistance to Firefighters...
July 30, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The energy crisis in California has focused attention on California and on rolling blackouts - planned power outages, usually scheduled during peak-use hours and of set duration, which...
July 30, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today three Washington state fire departments will receive grants in the second round of awards under the Assistance to...
July 20, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal and state agencies report disaster recovery aid is more than $125 million for Washington residents and businesses following the Nisqually earthquake, February 28. Assistance...
July 19, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Association of Counties (NACo) awarded the Building Disaster Resistant Communities National Leadership Award in five...
July 5, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration numbers for the Nisqually Earthquake soared to more than 40,000 during the four-month registration period that ended June 30,...
July 2, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help fight the Red Fox fire near Tok, Alaska. According to the agency, federal fire...
June 28, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Over one hundred federal, state and local emergency managers and planners met at the Radisson Hotel in Seatac for two days of case studies, information sharing and strategy review....
June 28, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Glorious weather throughout the Pacific Northwest may herald clear skies and balmy weather for Fourth of July observances. But however the weather turns, FEMA and the U.S. Fire...
June 28, 2001
Olympia, WA -- As aid approved to help Washington residents and businesses recover from the Nisqually earthquake tops $111.16 million, state and federal officials continue to urge disaster victims to...
June 26, 2001
Olympia, WA -- On March 12, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) set up a Mitigation Helpline for people to get advice on how to make their homes and businesses more earthquake proof. The...
June 25, 2001
On the beach near FEMA Region 10 External Affairs Officer Bryant Harrison boosts pre-disaster mitigation concepts during NOAA's official ceremonies...