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August 15, 2019
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. FEMA,...
July 26, 2019
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...
July 23, 2019
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)....
July 17, 2019
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...
July 16, 2019
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...
July 15, 2019
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...
July 12, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for Richwood Middle School and Richwood High School. The meeting will be...
July 3, 2019
PUBLIC NOTICEFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental AssessmentRichwood Middle School and Richwood High School – Cherry RiverFEMA-DR-4273-WV The...
June 28, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth of Virginia will receive $1,838,646.90 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in federal funding for distribution repairs as a result of damages from Tropical...
June 26, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of the City of Norfolk, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through an increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the...
June 26, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region III, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the State of...
June 25, 2019
PHILADELPHIA – It has been three years since severe flooding impacted West Virginia, devastating homes, communities, and businesses across the state. The people of West Virginia have not only shown...
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...