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October 27, 2012
WASHINGTON—Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate today reached out to the governors of Connecticut, Delaware,...
Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Region I, Region II, Region III, Region IV
October 16, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — In less than two days, on October 18, 2012 at 10:18 a.m. EDT, over one million people are expected to take part in the first ever Great SouthEast ShakeOut.  The ShakeOut is a...
Region III, Virginia, Maryland
October 16, 2012
WASHINGTON – In less than two days, more than 13 million people nationwide are expected to participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake drill. "Earthquakes occur all year long across our country – in...
Region II, Region III, Region IV, Region IX, Region X, Alaska, Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington
October 10, 2012
WASHINGTON – FEMA is encouraging families, schools, businesses, tribes and state and local governments to participate in the first ever Great SouthEast ShakeOut, a regional earthquake drill in which...
District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Region III, Region IV
August 23, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Time is limited for state and local officials, county agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations in Virginia to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for federal...
Region III, Virginia
August 15, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal disaster assistance is being made available to seven additional Virginia municipalities that suffered damages during the derecho and severe storms of late June 2012. Public...
Region III, Virginia
July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for Virginia to supplement the...
July 27, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Virginia.Assistance for...
July 12, 2012
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the North Anna Power StationPhiladelphia, PA – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial...
Region III, Virginia
February 27, 2012
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners in central Virginia who suffered damage from the August 23 earthquake is...


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