News, Media & Events: Pennsylvania


FEMA is seeking public comments on its updated Consensus-Based Codes, Specifications, and Standards (CBCSS) Policy through April 26 2024.

Join FEMA’s Office of Business, Industry, and Infrastructure Integration (OB3I) for the April Business and Industry Call on April 30, 2024, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will showcase resilience tools for business organizations and communities to utilize when preparing for disaster emergencies and protecting assets throughout the year.

Preparedness Tips

A few inches of water in a 1,000-square foot home could cost more than $10,000 in repairs and replacement of personal possessions. Homeowner’s insurance doesn’t cover most floods. Learn more about flood insurance.

Press Releases and Fact Sheets

FEMA will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise for communities around the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of April 15, 2024 to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.
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Do you know how to be #WinterReady? In preparation for this weekend’s inclement weather, FEMA Region 3 urges individuals and communities to prioritize safety and preparedness.
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President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. announced that FEMA awarded a $22.4 million grant to the city of Philadelphia, paying for 72 firefighters’ salaries and benefits for three years, allowing three city fire stations to reopen: Engine 6 in Fishtown, Ladder 1 in Fairmount and Ladder 11 in South Philadelphia.
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