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September 16, 2013
PHILADELPHIA – September is National Preparedness Month and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hosting a live Twitter chat on campus readiness to discuss how colleges and universities...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
August 22, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Town of Bowers, DE, is scheduled to be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on November 21, 2013, unless the Town remedies all of the...
August 9, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces the appointment of ten new members and the reappointment of five members to the FEMA National Advisory Council (NAC).The...
July 26, 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 the State of West Virginia to...
July 26, 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 State of West Virginia....
July 5, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Plume and Ingestion Pathway Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Surry Power...
June 20, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced five newly selected members of the FEMA National Youth Preparedness Council (...
June 20, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced five newly selected members of the FEMA National Youth Preparedness Council...
May 24, 2013
PHILADELPHIA – Over the past two years, our region has seen numerous major hurricanes and tropical storms. In 2011 Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee brought fierce winds, and heavy rains. Last...
May 2, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – With just one month until the official start of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges Americans to ensure their...
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...
March 22, 2013
PHILADELPLHIA, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is looking for nominations for participants in the Agency’s Youth Preparedness Council (YPC...
March 21, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Flooding strikes countless unprepared Americans each year.  Unlike fire, wind, hail, or most other perils, flood damage is not covered by a homeowner’s policy.  An uninsured flood...
March 19, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Flooding is the most common natural disaster in the United States.  Recently there have been more frequent severe weather events, like Hurricane Sandy that ravaged the East Coast...
March 15, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnering to improve public awareness for National Flood Safety...

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