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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of the State of Maryland

PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Lusby, Maryland. The exercise will take place on September 17th to test the ability of the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

Environmental Assessment Public Meeting

PHILADELPHIAJoin the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the reconstruction of Herbert Hoover High School. The meeting will be held September 18, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Elkview Middle School, located at 5090 Elk River Rd, Elkview, WV 25071.

Group Flood Insurance Policies Issued for June 2016 Flood Expire August 24, 2019 ‒ Purchase Standard Flood Insurance Now

PHILADELPHIA – Over 500 West Virginia citizens were provided three-year Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) certificates as part of their federal aid package following the June 2016 flooding disaster. These certificates will expire on August 24, 2019.

Officials Focus on Flood Insurance as Hurricane Season Ramps Up

PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region III, in partnership with the State of Delaware, hosted a Delaware Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable Event in Dover, DE.

You’re Invited to the Flood Ready Open House #2

PHILADELPHIA – Do you have a Group Flood Insurance Policy from the June 2016 flood event? These policies will expire in August. It is important for you, as a flood insurance policy holder, to purchase or renew an individual flood insurance policy, especially if your home is in a Special Flood Hazard Area.

FEMA Selects Maxwell Hahn for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency welcomes Maxwell Hahn from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).

FEMA To Evaluate Readiness of the Commonwealth of Virginia

PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Surry Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of July 22, 2019 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

Commonwealth of Virginia, FEMA Host First Tribal Summit

PHILADELPHIA – The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) partnered Tuesday to discuss with the seven federally recognized Virginia tribal nation governments emergency preparedness and response capabilities.

Dorchester County Saves Residents Money on Flood Insurance Premiums

PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Dorchester County, Maryland now have lower flood insurance premiums as a result of Dorchester’s initiative to implement better floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).