State Government Press Releases

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11/06/2017
AWARD CRANSTON, RI- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) has earned the prestigious distinction of being awarded national accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). This is a significant achievement that demonstrates the State of Rhode Island has...
09/18/2017
CRANSTON, RI- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the impacts of Hurricane Jose. Rhode Island coastal communities are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning. Jose slowly continues to track closer to New England with the effects of the...
08/24/2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release # 17-5 August 24, 2017 Daniel Starr (RIEMA) (401) 462-...
07/19/2017
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2017 Press Release Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency supports the Block Island Ferry with federal grant for new equipment SUPPORT CRANSTON, RI Last week, the Block Island Ferry...
06/12/2017
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2017 Press Release RIEMA and BNET LAUNCH STATEWIDE CORPORATE EMERGENCY ACCESS SYSTEM (CEAS) Innovative Program Helps Businesses and Communities Recover from Emergencies and Disasters ...
05/11/2017
Announcing a New Public-Private Partnership Focused on Business Resilience in RI Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, and the Rhode Island Fusion Center in collaboration with founding business members Amica Mutual Insurance Company,
03/31/2017
Congressman Jim Langevin receives The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) 2017 Congressional Award Cranston, R.I Today, U.S. Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was presented with the National Emergency Management Association 2017 Congressional Award for his continuous support and...
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...