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June 17, 2010
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today applauded President Obama's appointment of Kenneth Dean Murphy as FEMA Regional Administrator for...
June 10, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Observed the last full week of June, National Lightning Safety Awareness Week not only helps get safety messages out in time for the Fourth of July, but also signals summer as...
May 12, 2010
SEATTLE -- El Nino weather patterns and a relatively mild winter left Idaho, eastern Washington and south central Oregon drier than normal and vulnerable to wildfire. In addition to urging extreme...
April 30, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Next week is National Arson Awareness Week, and this year's theme is Community Arson Prevention. According to FEMA Acting Regional Administrator Dennis Hunsinger, the goal of this...
March 19, 2010
SALEM, Ore. – City of Salem residents are about to pay even less for flood insurance, as a direct result of their community’s continued active participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (...
March 12, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is pleased to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)-sponsored 2010 National Flood Safety Awareness Week,...
March 11, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Daylight Savings Time in the United States starts on the second Sunday in March of each year and the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages all Americans to use the change...
January 28, 2010
REDMOND, Wash. -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate addressed the 2010 Microsoft Worldwide Public Safety Symposium today at the company’s headquarters in Redmond,...
January 5, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The State of Alaska will receive $346,086 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in ten boroughs and census areas to help nonprofit...
January 5, 2010
BOISE, Idaho – The State of Idaho will receive $823,140 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in 28 counties to help nonprofit and local government...
January 5, 2010
SEATTLE, Wash. – The State of Washington will receive $4,471,443 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in 34 counties to help nonprofit and local...
January 5, 2010
SALEM, Ore. – The State of Oregon will receive $3,227,778 from FEMA’s Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The money will be distributed in 30 counties to help nonprofit and local government...
December 23, 2009
SEATTLE – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that it intends to re-issue the recently released preliminary flood insurance maps for...
December 18, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the State...
December 15, 2009
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is releasing preliminary flood risk maps to communities in Skagit County, Wash. The preliminary...
December 8, 2009
SEATTLE, Wash. -- Each and every year millions of American lives are disrupted by natural disasters ranging from earthquakes and tsunamis to floods and wildfire.  But all disasters—large or small—...
November 24, 2009
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated $1,118,672 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding to Washington State...
October 20, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Municipality of Anchorage residents are about to pay less for flood insurance, as a direct result of their community’s active participation in the National Flood Insurance...
September 22, 2009
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today authorized the use of federal funds to help Oregon State fight the South County Fire...
September 18, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Although the August 10th registration deadline for individuals in the Alaska Gateway Regional Educational Attendance Area (REAA), Yukon Flats REAA, Yukon-Koyukuk REAA, Lower...

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