State Government Press Releases

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11/18/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: November 18, 2013 Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency has released the Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool, an easily navigable online resource, which provides users with flood risk information...
10/31/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: October 31, 2013 Contact: Armand Randolph, (401) 462-7183 Office / (401) 641-8269 Cell armand.j.randolph.mil@mail.mil 2013 School Safety Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is pleased to host the 3rd Annual School...
10/24/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: October 24, 2013 RIEMA Trinity X Hazardous Materials / Decontamination Exercise SUBJECT: RIEMA Functional Exercise The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency will be hosting the Trinity X Rhode Island State Special Teams Hazardous...
10/08/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: October 7, 2013 HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM SUBJECT: Hurricane Sandy – Post Disaster Mitigation Grant The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is pleased to announce the availability of Federal Emergency Management...
09/23/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: September 23, 2013 FEMA/RIEMA INSURANCE OUTREACH MEETING SUBJECT: Bristol County Meeting The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be hosting an Insurance...
09/13/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: September 12, 2013 FEMA/RIEMA INSURANCE OUTREACH MEETING SUBJECT: Washington County Meeting The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be hosting an...
09/05/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: September 05, 2013 SUBJECT: Newport County Meeting The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in coordination with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be hosting an Insurance Outreach Meeting to help answer questions...
09/03/2013
For Use: Immediately RIEMA NEWS Date: September 03, 2013 Contact: Armand Randolph, (401) 462-7183 Flood Information RIEMA has compiled the following information for Rhode Island residents affected by the recent flooding. Residents should keep these general tips in mind as they...
08/23/2013
SUBJECT: Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act In July 2012, the U.S. Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed into law the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, which reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through September 30, 2017. The NFIP is...
07/19/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities will have cooling centers open on the weekend: Barrington Library; 281 County Rd.; Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Bristol Rogers Free Library; 525 Hope St.; Sat., 9 a.