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September 18, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – You know a strategy is meaningful when you can see it brought to life in meaningful and practical outcomes. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department...
September 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As Tropical Storm Florence approaches Virginia, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III continues to prepare for potential impacts and support the Commonwealth. FEMA is...
September 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence approaches the East Coast, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III is urging those in the potential storm’s path to prepare for flooding and...
September 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence makes its way inland, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) are encouraging everyone in...
September 14, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence makes its way inland, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM)...
September 12, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence approaches the coastal United States, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging those in low lying and flood-risk areas to plan and prepare...
September 11, 2018
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump’s emergency disaster declaration issued for the...
September 11, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Mientras el Huracán Florence continúa fortaleciéndose y avanzando hacia la costa este, la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) exhorta a todos...
September 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – As Hurricane Florence continues to strengthen and make its way towards the East Coast, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging everyone to prepare for potential...
September 7, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its headquarters in Washington, D.C., and regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as our...
September 7, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is encouraging individuals, households, communities, businesses, non-profit organizations, and all levels of government to prepare now...
August 31, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – All tunnels and bridges lead somewhere. In Southeastern Virginia’s Hampton Roads area they serve as critical routes for commuters, vacationers, and in case of emergencies like a...
August 30, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Building coalitions, like a bridge, can bring people together, overcome obstacles, and connect communities. They can also help save lives. To help Lackawanna communities understand...
August 24, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will host a day-long roundtable event: “Living with Water: the Future...
August 23, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of the Borough of Etna, Pennsylvania are being rewarded by the Borough’s implementation of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance...
July 24, 2018
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...
July 20, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing funding for Hemlock Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania for projects related to DR-4267-PA ‘Severe Winter Storm and...
July 19, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is aware of recent local media reports within West Virginia that raise questions about how and when FEMA Public Assistance (PA) projects...
July 11, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station...
June 28, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Flooding 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...