State Government Press Releases

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02/08/2016
Contact: Armand Randolph (401) 641-8269 www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI- The Rhode Island Emergency Agency announced that it will open its Joint Information Center (JIC) for media members today, Monday, February 8, 2016, at 8:30 AM to assist with the State's Emergency Operations Center. The...
02/07/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for all of Rhode Island to be in effect Monday morning, February 8, until Tuesday morning, February 9. "My first priority is...
01/23/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Agency (RIEMA) announced that it will open its Joint Information Center (JIC) for media members today, Saturday, January 23, 2016, at 12 PM to assist with the State's Emergency Operations Center. The JIC will stay open until the end of winter storm...
01/22/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Newport and Washington Counties to be in effect Saturday morning, January 23, until Sunday morning, January 24. "My number...
01/11/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the City of Cranston, 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...
12/14/2015
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) has recently signed and promulgated the State of Rhode Island's Shelter and Coordination Plan, which formalizes common sheltering practices that were set in place by previous plans and sheltering efforts. The Plan is intended...
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...
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...