State Government Press Releases

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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...
08/28/2019
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, on the authorization of Governor Gina Raimondo, today presented a check to the Potter League for Animals for going above and beyond the call of duty during the Newport Gas Outage last January. The animal shelter in Middletown took in 100 pets, stayed...
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...
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...