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June 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – West Virginia knows flooding. In the past 10 years, West Virginia has had 15 federal disaster declarations for flooding and other related hazards, including the historic flood event in...
June 11, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a Public Meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the New Kanawha Elementary School- Clendenin. The Information...
June 5, 2019
PUBLIC NOTICEFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental AssessmentNew Kanawha Elementary School – ClendeninFEMA-DR-4273-WV The School Building...
May 31, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – On September 12, 2018, Hurricane Florence was approaching the mid-Atlantic region as a massive Category 4 hurricane, threatening to bring dangerous storm surge, winds, and massive...
May 30, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Flooding is the most common and costly disaster in the United States. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. With 98% of counties in the entire United States having experienced a flood...
May 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Flooding is a constant threat in West Virginia. In the past 10 years, West Virginia has received over 20 federal disaster declarations, the vast majority of which are for flooding...
May 8, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the State of Maryland, hosted the Maryland Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable. FEMA, the Maryland...
May 2, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – When you go to play ball against your rivals, you want to know your team is prepared and trained to play their roles. In any team sport, this is the norm. Disaster response and...
April 30, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating...
April 3, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM), the West Virginia School Building...
March 14, 2019
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM), the West Virginia School Building Authority, the...
February 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – The State of West Virginia will receive $3,187,554.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for roadway repairs in Marshall and Tyler Counties following damages sustained...
January 31, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Kanawha County, West Virginia have received a nearly $75,000 reduction in their flood insurance premiums through an increase of various floodplain management measures...
January 29, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – As officials from the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III monitor the incoming cold front, residents across the Mid-Atlantic...
December 19, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Accomack County, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National...
December 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Every year, natural disasters impact communities across the country. Wildfires, hurricanes, flooding, and other events disrupt lives and businesses to varying degrees, but one...
December 4, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be hosting the Virginia Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable....
December 3, 2018
Living with Water: The Future of Flood Insurance in Hampton Roads Open House Event PHILADELPHIA - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, Virginia Department of Conservation and...
November 30, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The State of Maryland and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) understand the importance of risk reduction and vulnerability identification before a disaster strikes. On...
November 29, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As a city of neighborhoods, Philadelphia is made up of a diverse group of communities with different needs, strengths, and abilities. When it comes to emergency preparedness,...