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April 17, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Pierce County property owners already enjoy reduced flood insurance premiums, and thanks to their community's participation in the National Flood Insurance Program voluntary...
April 5, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Over the last 12 months the Federal Emergency Management Agency regional office has donated truckloads of surplus computer and related communications equipment to Monroe Public...
March 27, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- April is Disaster Preparedness Month. This year's theme in Washington State: "Prepare Because You Care," is all about energizing citizens, businesses and local governments to take...
March 24, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- The State of Idaho will observe Severe Weather Awareness Week, April 17 - 21, 2000. It's a special week set aside to focus on the potentially deadly effects of sudden storms and...
March 22, 2000
The American Red Cross nationwide "Virtual Auction" goes live on-line on Friday, March 24, with more than 700 unique and exciting items from all over the country. Microsoft MSN will host the ten-day...
March 22, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- With spring breakup just around the corner, disaster response officials are encouraging Alaskans to review their current insurance policy and make sure flooding is a covered...
March 21, 2000
SALEM, Ore. -- April is Disaster Preparedness Month in Washington, and Earthquake Awareness Month in Oregon. April 17-21 commemorates Severe Weather Awareness Week in Idaho. The slightly shifting...
March 20, 2000
SDART (Seattle Disaster Aid & Response Teams) and Seattle Project Impact are hosting DISASTER SATURDAY, a community forum designed to help you minimize your vulnerability to earthquakes and other...
March 17, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Alaska has it all - including the full gammet of potential natural disasters - and disaster safety counselors are set to share their collective knowledge of disaster prevention...
March 16, 2000
SALEM, Ore. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific Northwest, particularly here in...
March 15, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- March is American Red Cross Month, an opportunity for individuals, families, businesses and even government agencies to review their own level of preparedness if disaster strikes,...
March 10, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Shoppers at the Dimond Center Mall on Old Seward Highway can learn how to protect themselves and their families against potential disasters such as avalanches, earthquakes,...
March 9, 2000
BREMERTON, Wash. -- Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology will soon allow Kitsap County planners and emergency management officials to better protect their citizens from the effects of...
March 2, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific Northwest, particularly here in...
March 1, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Those individuals attending the Village Fair on Saturday at Kenai Central High School will have a chance to learn ways to protect against potential disaster events such as...
March 1, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Pick your disaster: Volcanic lava, ash storms and lahars; earthquake and tsunamis; avalanche; tornadoes, winter storms and floods...even wildfire and mudslides--they're online, at...
February 29, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- To help Alaskans learn ways to protect against potential natural disaster events, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Alaska Division of Emergency Services (...
February 28, 2000
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- A series of briefings to inform eligible agencies and local governments about the application process for disaster assistance is scheduled for Cordova, Seward, Soldotna and...
February 25, 2000
BOISE, Idaho -- The Governor's Conference on Emergency Management, sponsored by Idaho's Bureau of Disaster Services is scheduled March 7-9, 2000 at the Boise Centre on the Grove. According to...
February 24, 2000
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Foul weather offers fair warning of increased flood risk, and emergency management officials are reminding homeowners that the difference between disaster and annoyance is often a...

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