State Government Press Releases

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03/14/2017
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Providence County from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and a Winter Storm Warning for the remainder of Rhode Island from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
12/15/2016
Extreme Cold Temperatures Impacting Rhode Island; Warming Centers Open Throughout State for Those in Need Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is currently monitoring very cold temperatures impacting Rhode Island tonight and tomorrow. Rhode Islanders are urged to...
09/03/2016
DATE: September 3, 2016 SUBJECT: Tropical Storm Hermine Cranston, RI --- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is preparing for a Tropical Hermine anticipated to impact Rhode Island over the next couple of days. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a...
08/15/2016
Contact: Armand Randolph (401) 462-7183 (401) 641-8269 www.riema.ri.gov RIEMA to Host Free Disaster Preparedness Seminar for Senior Citizens Cranston, RI—The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA),...
08/09/2016
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency to Host Annual Preparedness Conference Cranston, RI—The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in conjunction with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM), and the...
06/20/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the City of East Providence, Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA), Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), National Grid, Rhode Island Red Cross, and United Way 2-1-1 will host a free Disaster...
06/06/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the City of Pawtucket, the City of Central Falls, the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Rhode Island Red Cross, and United Way 2-1-1 will host a...
06/01/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1st and extends through November 30th. "The time to prepare for hurricane and tropical storm season is now," said Governor Gina...
04/13/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the City of Warwick, the Rhode Island Division of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA), the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), National Grid, Rhode Island Red Cross, and United Way 2-1-1 will host a free Disaster...
04/03/2015
State of Rhode Island Awarded Federal Disaster Declaration Stemming From January Blizzard Contact: Armand Randolph (401) 462-7183 External Affairs www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI – President Barack Obama today approved Rhode Island's request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the...