Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency 645 New London Ave Cranston, Rhode Island 02920 www.riema.ri.gov
NEWS RELEASE June 15, 2006
Contact: Armand Randolph Telephone: (401) 462-7107 Mobile: (401) 413-9406 Fax: (401) 944-1891
RHODE ISLAND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (RIEMA) PREPARE RI OPEN HOUSE
RIEMA gears up for Hurricane season with a Hurricane Campaign Open House
Cranston, RI --- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is in the midst of preparing for the current Hurricane Season by previewing and exercising plans and procedures as the official start began June 1st. Robert Warren, the Executive Director of RIEMA, has led his staff in completing plans and reviewing capabilities and resources for the state. RIEMA will initiate a “Prepare RI” Hurricane Preparedness Campaign, with an initial open house on Friday June 16, 2006 at 1:00PM. The open house will be hosted by Robert Warren, and canvas RIEMA‘s hurricane preparedness, response and recovery initiatives, continued planning efforts and showcase the agency’s New Emergency Operations Center. Guest attendees include Governor Carcieri; MG Robert Bray, John Holt, CEO American Red Cross RI chapter and a National Weather Service representative.