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March 5, 2001
Olympia, WA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Washington State Emergency Management Division (WEMD) have scheduled a federal/state briefing on disaster recovery assistance...
March 5, 2001
Olympia, WA -- Earthquake affected infrastructure will be the primary focus of Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) operations scheduled to begin today, Bill Lokey, Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO)...
March 1, 2001
Washington, DC -- Joe Allbaugh, director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toured his first disaster site in his new position, when he visited Washington State today to view...
March 1, 2001
Washington, DC -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared Washington State a major disaster area, triggering the release of federal...
February 28, 2001
Washington, DC -- Emergency workers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stand ready to respond, if needed, following the earthquake that struck Seattle, Washington, Wednesday. "We...
February 15, 2001
Kitsap County, WA -- In a strategic alliance designed to better prepare Kitsap County in the event of an earthquake, United Way of Kitsap County and the Kitsap County Department of Emergency...
February 14, 2001
Boise, ID -- March is American Red Cross Month, an opportunity for individuals, families, businesses and even government agencies to review their own level of disaster preparedness, and reflect on...
February 9, 2001
Boise, ID -- With winter in full swing, emergency management officials are reminding renters and property owners that the difference between disaster and simple annoyance is often just a few hundred...
February 7, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Seattle Federal Executive Board will host a seminar on workplace and domestic violence Wednesday, 14 February 2001 at the Jackson Federal Building in downtown Seattle. Entitled "...
February 1, 2001
Tillamook, OR -- Drivers passing the old Tillamook Inn site off of Highway 101 are welcomed with a new message atop a towering billboard: "FLOODS HAPPEN! Protect yourself and your community (get...
January 25, 2001
Boise, ID -- Recent earthquakes have shattered whole villages in El Salvador and disrupted Mexico City, and the New Year isn't a month old. Earlier this month, Alaska felt the strongest temblor...
January 23, 2001
Salem, OR -- The New Year isn't a month old and already killer earthquakes have shattered whole villages in El Salvador, and hammered Mexico. Closer to home, a quick glance at the Pacific Northwest...
January 22, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Tamara (Tammy) Doherty has been designated as Acting Regional Director for FEMA Region 10, a jurisdiction spanning the states of Alaska, Idaho,...
January 19, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Federal, state and local emergency management officials will host a two-day conference on Puget Sound tsunami and landslide hazards 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., January 23-24, 2001 at the NOAA...
January 18, 2001
Seattle, WA -- The Seattle Federal Executive Board will host "Money Wise Women: Forum 2001" on Wednesday, January 24, 2001 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Jackson Federal Building (North...
January 12, 2001
Bellevue, WA -- Bellevue property owners are about to pay less for flood insurance thanks to their city's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program's Community Rating System (CRS). On...
January 10, 2001
Seattle, WA -- David L. de Courcy announced his resignation as regional director of Region X for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) effective January 20, 2001.De Courcy was appointed to...
January 9, 2001
Seattle, WA -- Forecasters began warning of Pineapple Express weather effects early last spring, and the recent rounds of wet weather and freezing rain ushered in with the New Year were no surprise...
January 5, 2001
The University of Puget Sound (UPS), in Tacoma, WA is home to Associate Professor of geology, Dr. Mike Valentine. Dr. Valentine's work won him recognition as an "Outstanding...

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