State Government Press Releases

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10/23/2018
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Press Release Contact: Kristina Murray (401) 536-5248 Cell (401) 462-7063 Office www.riema.ri.gov State of Rhode Island to Host International Emergency Management Group For Use: Immediately Date: October 23-...
09/27/2018
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Press Release Contact: Kristina Murray (401) 536-5248 Cell (401) 462-7063 Office www.riema.ri.gov STATE OF RHODE ISLAND TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS TEST For Use: Immediately Date: September 27, 2018 Re: WEA and EAS...
09/17/2018
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Press Release Contact: Kristina Murray (401) 536-5248 Cell (401) 462-7063 Office www.riema.ri.gov Nationwide Test of Emergency Communications Postponed For Use: Immediately Date: 9/17/2018 Re: Wireless...
09/17/2018
"THIS IS A TEST. THIS IS ONLY A TEST." FEMA, in coordination with the FCC, will conduct a national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA), known as the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS), to be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018. These...
09/17/2018
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is proud to announce the awarding of $128,000 in federal grant money under the FY2018 Department of Homeland Security Non-profit Security Grant Program (NSGP) to five non-profit organizations in the state. NSGP seeks to integrate the...
09/17/2018
WARWICK- Schools, movie theatres, concerts, even shopping centers can be targets for active shooters. Unfortunately, these horrific incidents have all too often...
02/02/2018
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency External Affairs Press Release State of Rhode Island StormReady Achievement For Use: Immediately Date: February 2, 2018 Re: StormReady The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce that Rhode Island is the...
01/29/2018
MEDIA ADVISORY All 39 Cities and Towns to Receive Honor from the National Weather Service What: The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is pleased to announce that Rhode Island is the first state in the country to have all...
01/19/2018
MEDIA ADVISORY Emergency Management Accreditation Program Ceremony The State of Rhode Island Receives National Accreditation for the Emergency Management Program What: The State Rhode Island will receive their National Emergency Management Standard Accreditation from...
01/03/2018
Rhode Island Prepares for Blizzard Conditions and Extreme Cold Weather For Use: Immediately Date: January 3, 2018 Re: Winter Storm The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Newport...