Protecting Washington’s People, Property, Environment and Economy

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Alert: State EOC activated for COVID-19 response

Our state Emergency Operations Center has been activated in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). For more information, visit A toll free number for information is at 1-800-525-0127

For preparedness information and updates from our EOC, visit us on Twitter

Our Public Assistance Program has been activated to initiate the recovery process for the COVID–19 Pandemic Outbreak. This is specifically for state and local governments, tribal governments and to certain non-profits seeking federal assistance in response to COVID-19. Please visit Questions can be submitted to:

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The Washington Military Department offers both state and federal job opportunities. Learn more and join our team!

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The Washington Military Department's mission is to minimize the impact of emergencies and disasters on people, property, environment and the economy of Washington State by providing trained and ready forces for state and federal missions. The department also provides structured alternative education opportunities for at-risk youth.


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Our Annual Report will give you an inside look at the Department and our efforts to make our state and nation a safer place to live and work.