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State Government Press Releases

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05/21/2024
Cranston, RI This week, the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) will host Public Assistance Applicant Briefings for the severe weather that occurred from January 9, 2024, to January 13, 2024. The briefings will provide detailed information on who can apply, how to apply, and what is...
05/14/2024
State of Rhode Island Awarded Federal Disaster Declaration From Severe Weather in January 2024 Cranston, RI On May 9, 2024, President Joseph Biden approved Rhode Island's request to include Public Assistance (PA) for the Major Disaster Declaration from the severe storms and flooding event...
07/07/2021
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is closely monitoring the path of Tropical Storm Elsa and its potential impact on the state. RIEMA receives updates four times a day from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Norton, MA. We then pass along the information to local emergency...
04/15/2021
Home fires in Rhode Island have increased 40% compared to this time last year. That's why the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is joining with the American Red Cross in a program to prevent home fires. Sound the Alarm Prepare-a-thon is a volunteer effort to educate communities about how...
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: ...
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...