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April 26, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The first ever National Town Meeting for a Sustainable America will be held in Detroit, Michigan May 2-5, 1999. Designed to catalyze a national movement towards sustainable...
April 14, 1999
Umatilla Community Integrated Process Team Agenda April 14-15, 1999 Hermiston NG Armory, Hermiston OR Host: Chris Brown, OEM Facilitator: Dr. Richard Winter ANL April 14     8:30...
April 9, 1999
Bothell, Wash. April 9, 1999 -- Contractors erect the communications tower for the new Umatilla County Corrections and Emergency Operations Center in Pendleton, Oregon. The tower was assembled on the...
April 9, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle Disaster Aid and Response Teams and Seattle Project Impact will host a special community forum Saturday, April 10, 1999 at Ingraham High School from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m...
April 7, 1999
"Calendar observances like Disaster Preparedness Month allow all of us to look up for a moment from our day-to-day concerns, pause - and reflect on just how prepared we are for the protracted...
April 2, 1999
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 30, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Emergency managers, fire marshals, and emergency services officials from throughout the Pacific Northwest met with their federal counterparts in Vancouver, Washington last week to...
March 30, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Snowpack levels remain well above normal on both sides of the Cascades and are expected to build this week as the snow lines drop. High snowpacks and warmer Spring weather can...
March 19, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative has been well received in the Pacific...
March 3, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Powerful Pacific storms have soaked rivers and river basins to overflow, saturated mudslide-prone hillsides, and stuffed snow packs to record-breaking levels. It's not over yet,...
March 1, 1999
This monthly update is produced in an effort to keep hazardous materials program personnel up to date in the areas of exercises, training, and planning. If you have a contribution or wish other...
February 18, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Y2K Bulletin, designed as a consumer's guide to preparing for the Year 2000, is available on-line (www.fema.gov), through the agency...
February 11, 1999
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency last week provided more than $5 million to the states of Oregon and Washington for annual operating expenses for those states' continuing...
February 8, 1999
Boise, Idaho -- The Idaho Bureau of Disaster Services (BDS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced two Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) projects, designed to prevent...
January 27, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Pick your disaster: Volcanic lava, ash storms and lahars; earthquakes and tsunamis; hurricanes; tornadoes, winter storms and floods . . . even wildfire and...
January 11, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- Forecasters began warning of La Niña-driven winter storms for northern tier states early last spring, and the back-to-back storm fronts sweeping in from the Pacific in recent weeks...
January 8, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW), a private/public partnership that promotes long-term strategies for reducing potential earthquake damage in the "Cascadia" region,...
January 8, 1999
Seattle, Wash. -- The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW), a private/public partnership that promotes long-term strategies for reducing potential earthquake damage in the "Cascadia" region,...
January 8, 1999
Seattle, January 8, 1999 -- The Cascadia Region Earthquake Workgroup (CREW), a private/public partnership that promotes long-term strategies for reducing potential earthquake damage in the "Cascadia...
January 5, 1999
Anchorage, Alaska -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Director James Lee Witt announced Kenai Peninsula Borough as Alaska's 1999 Project Impact Community, last month during the inaugural...

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