State Government Press Releases

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11/06/2014
MEDIA ADVISORY 1-800 RI CHILD - CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE NUMBER OPERATIONAL The technical issues that lead to the use of a temporary alternative phone number for the state's child abuse hotline have been resolved. Anyone with knowledge or suspicion of child abuse or neglect should call the...
11/05/2014
MEDIA ADVISORY CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE TEMPORARY CHANGE IN NUMBER TO 401-462-4453 The RI Department of Children, Youth and Families announced that the RI Child Abuse Hotline phone system is experiencing technical difficulties. The Hotline continues to be fully operational. However,...
10/22/2014
For Use: Immediately Date: October 22, 2014 2014 School Safety Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is hosting its annual School Safety Conference on October 23, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick from 8 am to 12 pm. The theme of this year's conference is "...
06/19/2014
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: June 19, 2014 RIEMA's 2014 Hurricane and Preparedness Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) will be hosting its annual Hurricane & Preparedness Conference on June 20th from 8AM 4PM at the Crowne Plaza Hotel...
03/30/2014
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: March 30, 2014 National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Rhode Island The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued the following: - Flash Flood Warning for...
03/25/2014
Date: March 25, 2014 Re: Weather Advisory The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued the following weather advisories and storm warning: - Winter Weather Advisory for Newport County from...
02/14/2014
Date: February 14, 2014 Re: Winter Storm Warning The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire state from 10am Saturday, February 15, until 5am Sunday, February 16. TIMING: ...
02/04/2014
Date: February 4, 2014 Re: Winter Storm Warning National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning for Rhode Island Governor has announced Adverse Weather Policy on Wednesday February 5, 2014 The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the...
01/23/2014
Rhode Islanders are urged to take precautions during extreme cold conditions. Colder than normal temperatures are predicted for Rhode Island the next 24-36 hours. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds everyone of the following tips to stay safe during extreme cold: ...
01/21/2014
Date: January 20, 2014 Re: Winter Storm Warning The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all of Rhode Island from 1pm Tuesday to 1pm Wednesday. TIMING Snow beginning midday...