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September 14, 2013
PHILADELPHIA – When most people prepare for an emergency, they assume they won’t be able to use technology as a resource; the power will probably be out, so technology won’t be able to help.  With...
Region III, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia (DC)
September 12, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Residents of Penn Township in Snyder County, Pennsylvania have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures...
Region III, Pennsylvania
September 9, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Preparing a community for an emergency or disaster can be a daunting task; there are so many people, each with unique needs, and so many aspects that need to be addressed.  If...
Region III, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, District of Columbia (DC), West Virginia
September 3, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – After an emergency happens resources can be strained quickly and you may have to do without electricity, water service, telephone service, and access to a grocery store just to...
Region III, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia
September 3, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – This September is National Preparedness Month (NPM).  NPM, now in its tenth year, is a nationwide, month-long effort hosted by the Ready Campaign encouraging households,...
Region III, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, District of Columbia
April 12, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating...
Region III, Pennsylvania
January 18, 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Hurricane Sandy Public Assistance briefings have been scheduled for 15 counties in Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the U.S....
January 17, 2013
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Montgomery County has been added to the Public Assistance (PA) declaration for Hurricane Sandy recovery in Pennsylvania, according to officials from the Pennsylvania Emergency...
January 10, 2013
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...
Pennsylvania, Region III
January 10, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Pennsylvania to supplement the...
Pennsylvania, Region III


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