State Government Press Releases

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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...
03/14/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is announcing Preparedness Grant funding opportunities from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for State, local, and tribal governments, as well as nonprofit...
03/01/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is announcing the development of a program that addresses the emergency power needs of critical healthcare facilities in Rhode Island. The program, titled Powered for Patients, is a non-profit public-private initiative that...
02/11/2016
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is currently monitoring the risk for very cold temperatures expected to impact Southern New England this weekend. Rhode Islanders are urged to prepare now as arctic air will overspread Rhode Island beginning Saturday, February 13,...
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...