Stories tagged: federal emergency management agency
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Spokane Valley Fire Department will be making safety visits to more than 500 homes in high-risk areas over the next year, thanks to a $117,000 grant from the Federal Emergency …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency said Friday it had no involvement in the decision to award a $300 million contract to help restore Puerto Rico’s power grid to a tiny …
Mon., May 1, 2017, 2:33 p.m.
Kootenai Electric Cooperative will receive a $6 million federal grant to bury power lines in an effort to reduce power outages from powerful storms.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
Spokane County officials are asking businesses, renters and homeowners to report any property damage caused by late-winter flooding. They’re trying to determine whether the county meets cost thresholds to apply …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
After a tour of flood-ravaged southern Louisiana, the nation’s Homeland Security secretary is pledging that the federal government “will be here as long as it takes to help this community …
Fri., Jan. 8, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
Washington has filed a formal request for federal disaster aid to help with damage from November’s windstorms and floods.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 23, 2015, 9:28 p.m.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency denies aid to individual homeowners burned out by last summer’s wildfires in Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 8:21 p.m.
Some counties and the Colville tribe will get disaster aid to cover part of the costs of this summer’s historic wildfires.
Fri., July 11, 2014
A hundred firefighters from around the state drew a literal line in the sand Thursday in southern Stevens County in what appeared to be a successful ploy to contain the …
Fri., March 19, 2010
Local governments, schools and nonprofit agencies in Spokane County have been reimbursed $5.7 million for their costs in responding to record snows that began in mid-December 2008 and continued through …