State Government Press Releases

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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...
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...