Stories tagged: state of emergency
Fri., March 13, 2020
With Italy already submerged in a national quarantine, Spain took a major step Friday toward a similar lock-down as it struggles to ride the wave of the coronavirus pandemic spawning …
UPDATED: Thu., March 19, 2020
North Idaho on high alert as state officials report 1st coronavirus case; governor declares state of emergency
Idaho health officials say the state had its first case of coronavirus on Friday afternoon.
Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Italy’s government is preparing to declare a state of emergency in flood-ravaged Venice, aiming to swiftly secure repair funding for the historic lagoon city after the highest tide in 50 …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a state of emergency in the entire state due to wildfire threats.
Wed., July 18, 2018
As Turkey’s two-year state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws it says are needed to deal with continued security threats. The …
UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for counties in the eastern part of the state that are experiencing severe flooding.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018
Montana’s governor declared a state of emergency Tuesday on three Indian reservations due to extreme cold, heavy snow and blizzard conditions this winter.
Sat., Feb. 17, 2018
Ethiopia’s defense minister on Saturday ruled out a military takeover a day after the East African nation declared a new state of emergency amid the worst anti-government protests in a …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Ethiopian officials have declared a state of emergency amid widespread anti-government protests that have persisted for more than two years and in which hundreds have been killed and several thousand …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency in all counties across Washington state due to growing wildfire concerns.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
The latest on police shooting and protests in Charlotte, North Carolina
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
Gov. Jay Inslee proclaimed a state of emergency for 20 counties in response to wildfires in Eastern Washington. The proclamation directs state agencies to do everything reasonably possible to assist …
Thu., July 21, 2016
ANKARA, Turkey – Turkish lawmakers declared a three-month state of emergency Thursday, overwhelmingly approving President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s request for sweeping new powers to expand a government crackdown after last …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
France’s government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that was declared after the Nov. 13 deadly attacks in Paris, a move criticized by human right …
Wed., Nov. 18, 2015
Storm casualties and damage bring emergency declaration.
Wed., July 16, 2014
OLYMPIA — A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes.
Mon., March 24, 2014
President Obama signed an emergency declaration to send federal aid to victims of the mudslide in Snohomish County.