State Government Press Releases

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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...
12/20/2017
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Guthlein (401) 462-...
11/06/2017
AWARD 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...
09/18/2017
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...
08/24/2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Release # 17-5 August 24, 2017 Daniel Starr (RIEMA) (401) 462-...
07/19/2017
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2017 Press Release Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency supports the Block Island Ferry with federal grant for new equipment SUPPORT CRANSTON, RI Last week, the Block Island Ferry...
06/12/2017
External Affairs Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2017 Press Release RIEMA and BNET LAUNCH STATEWIDE CORPORATE EMERGENCY ACCESS SYSTEM (CEAS) Innovative Program Helps Businesses and Communities Recover from Emergencies and Disasters ...
05/11/2017
Announcing a New Public-Private Partnership Focused on Business Resilience in RI Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, and the Rhode Island Fusion Center in collaboration with founding business members Amica Mutual Insurance Company,
03/31/2017
Congressman Jim Langevin receives The National Emergency Management Association (NEMA) 2017 Congressional Award Cranston, R.I Today, U.S. Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) was presented with the National Emergency Management Association 2017 Congressional Award for his continuous support and...
03/14/2017
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Providence County from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and a Winter Storm Warning for the remainder of Rhode Island from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.