"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...
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...
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
State of Rhode Island StormReady Achievement
For Use: Immediately
Date: February 2, 2018
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce that Rhode Island is the...
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...
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...
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...
CRANSTON, RI- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) has earned the prestigious distinction of being awarded national accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). This is a significant achievement that demonstrates the State of Rhode Island has...
CRANSTON, RI- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) advises Rhode Islanders to prepare for the impacts of Hurricane Jose. Rhode Island coastal communities are currently under a Tropical Storm Warning. Jose slowly continues to track closer to New England with the effects of the...