Emergency Management

Media Conference – Prelimary damage assessment to begin
Posted By Sheri Badger on Jan 12th, 2009 at 11:52 AM

Tacoma, WA – January 12, 2009 – Area officials will discuss the beginning of the preliminary assessment of Washington’s 2009 flood damage. The assessment will be used to prepare a federal disaster request. The preliminary damage assessment teams, comprised of local, state and federal members, will begin evaluating Pierce and Lewis counties on Tuesday, and will progress to other counties throughout the week. 10a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 13 Pierce County Department of Emergency Management 2501 S. 35th St. in Tacoma Participants: – Steve Bailey, director, Pierce County Department of Emergency Management. – Kurt Hardin, manager, Mitigation, Response and Recovery Unit, Washington Emergency Management Division. – Representative from Region 10, Federal Emergency Management Agency.