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September 23, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Emergencies can be scary for people of every age; they can be especially scary for youth because they generally have little control over how their family or community has prepared...
Region III, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, District of Columbia (DC)
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...
Region III, Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia (DC), Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania
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 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. – 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
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
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...
Region III, Virginia
January 4, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that New Kent County is now eligible for disaster aid under the FEMA Public Assistance program. The Public Assistance program...
Virginia
November 26, 2012
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 Virginia to supplement the...
Virginia, Region III
November 26, 2012
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 Virginia....
Virginia, Region III

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