Tag Archives: Emergency Management

Flood Watch issued for Western Washington

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The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Flood Watch to include portions of Western Washington including Grays Harbor County from late tonight through Wednesday afternoon. The Grays Harbor County Emergency Management Agency reports  heavy rainfall amounts of 5

FEMA to review Grays Harbor County Risk Report at October meeting

FEMA Region 10 AE 12

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has completed a detailed risk assessment for Grays Harbor County to include all Cities within the County which has been summarized in a report which can be downloaded here. The risk assessment includes a detailed assessment

Pacific County seeks consultant to update Hazard Mitigation Plan

Pacific County Emergency Management

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency is currently seeking proposals from qualified consultants to update the Pacific County Hazard Mitigation Plan that meets all requirements under 44 CFR Part 201.6.   As described in the Federal Register (Volume 67, Numbers

Great Washington ShakeOut hits 1 Million goal

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More than 1 million Washingtonians have now signed up to participate in the Great Washington ShakeOut statewide earthquake drill, making the exercise the largest in state history. On Thursday, Oct. 16th at 10:16 a.m., citizens across the state will “drop,

Race the Wave 5K fun run/walk to practice tsunami evacuation routes

Tsunami Evacuation Route

September is National Preparedness Month and Pacific Northwest coastal communities are leading by example. Cannon Beach, Oregon will host Race the Wave, their first hazard-themed fun run designed to blend awareness and action into a single activity. Race the Wave

FEMA hosting briefings on National Flood Insurance Program

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The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with the Cities of Aberdeen, Cosmopolis, and Hoquiam, as well as Grays Harbor County is holding 3 briefings on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) in Aberdeen on Tuesday, August 26th In addition to

Chuck Wallace – Grays Harbor Emergency Management Agency

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President Obama signs Washington emergency declaration for wildfires

Washington State Emergency Management Division

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the State of Washington to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by wildfires beginning on

State Update: Fires hold steady as victims get help

Mills Canyon fire at night, July 9, 2014. Photo by Vladimir Steblina / InciWeb

The state’s lead fire fighting agencies—the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)andthe State Fire Marshal’s Office of the Washington State Patrol (WSP)—continued to lead state government’s response today to multiple wildfires  in central and eastern Washington today.   Okanogan County: Fires

Happy Fourth of July Holiday – Fireworks restrictions and displays

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Police and Emergency Management agencies across Washington are wishing you a happy and safe fourth of July holiday. Local fireworks ordinances vary, and for a complete list visit the Washington State Patrol’s website. In Aberdeen and Cosmopolis, you can light