State Government Press Releases

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12/23/2020
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency Press Release Contact: Kristina Murray (401) 536-5248 Cell www.riema.ri.gov STATE OF RHODE ISLAND EXPECTING SIGNIFICANT STORM WITH DAMAGING WINDS For Use: Immediately Date: 12/23/2020 Re: ...
12/16/2020
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is preparing for a significant snowstorm expected to impact the state starting late Wednesday into Thursday. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Providence and Kent Counties beginning Wednesday, December 16th at 7:00pm to 1pm December...
08/03/2020
Cranston, RI --- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is preparing for Tropical Storm Isaias and its anticipated impact to Rhode Island beginning Tuesday August 4, 2020. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for Southern New England which...
06/01/2020
Cranston, RIó Governor Gina Raimondo advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1st and extends through November 30th. This year she is asking people to take into consideration protecting themselves from COVID-19 in their hurricane planning. "...
11/12/2019
State of Rhode Island Offers...
09/20/2019
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is proud to announce the awarding of $150,000 in federal grant money under the FY2019 Department of Homeland Security Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) to five nonprofits in the state. NSGP provides funding support for physical security...
11/08/2018
Joint Press release Contact: Contact: Steven Florio Kristina Murray (401) 256-5511 Office/VP (401) 462-7063 steven.florio@cdhh.ri....
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...