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FEMA Encourages Flood Preparedness in Mid-Atlantic

PHILADELPHIA – If you have been watching the news, then you know that the threat of a flood in your neighborhood is a very real possibility. Some communities are responding to flooding right this minute. At the same time, other areas in the region are still recovering from floods earlier in the year.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Virginia

PHILADELPHIAThe Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station in Louisa County, Virginia.

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Stopping the Could Have, Should Have, and Would Have: Why Mitigation just makes sense

PHILADELPHIAFlooding is deadly and costly - this fact is not new. Time and time again, we hear from local officials and residents affected by flooding who are thinking about how mitigation may have prevented the flooding’s impact on their lives and property.

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FEMA and Whole Community Participate in National Level Exercise 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Starting April 30 through May 11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and our state and federal partners will be engaged in the National Level Exercise (NLE) 2018.

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Wachapreague, Virginia Lowers Flood Insurance Premiums

PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Wachapreague, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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Stafford County Lowers Flood Insurance Premiums

PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Stafford County, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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York County Lowers Flood Insurance Premiums

PHILADELPHIA – Residents of York County, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

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Annual “Great ShakeOut” Earthquake Drill Set For October 19

PHILADELPHIA – The fifth annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will take place on October 19 at 10:19 a.m. across the United States, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III office wants to encourage the Whole Community to participate and learn the simple but critical safety steps to preparing for and staying safe during an earthquake.

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