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May 25, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, PA – History teaches that hurricane awareness and preparation are common threads that can reduce the impact of hurricane disasters. Families, individuals, and businesses who know their...
May 7, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a grant totaling more than $1million to acquire and demolish six...
April 23, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, PA - As the nation marks the first anniversary of one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Federal Emergency...
March 9, 2012
FEMA Encourages Flood Safety Awareness PHILADELPHIA - Floods are the most frequent and costly natural disaster in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community...
December 12, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a grant totaling more than $1.5 million to acquire and demolish...
November 15, 2011
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Limerick Generating Station on November 15 to...
November 4, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Region III office announced today that on November 9 at 2:00 p.m. eastern standard time, the federal government will conduct the first...
October 17, 2011
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant on October 18 to test the state of...
July 11, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Surry Power Station on July 19, 2011. ...
June 20, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III office is making preparations for an above-normal hurricane season, which officially begins on June 1 and runs through...
April 8, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear...
March 25, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- As the spring flooding season approaches, the Region III office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminds everyone to include a key ingredient in their household'...
March 16, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of an additional $3,033,681 in federal funds to the commonwealth of Virginia for severe storm cleanup...
March 14, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Floods are the most frequent and costly natural disaster in the United States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood or community, or very large, affecting entire...
February 18, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- With home fires on the rise in winter months, and a new study showing that young children are at an especially high risk of getting seriously injured or dying in residential...
January 31, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of an additional $3 million in federal funds to the Commonwealth of Virginia for severe storm cleanup...
January 31, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $1,179,826 in federal funds to the Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative for costs associated with...
January 31, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $1,552,418 in federal funds to the Anne Arundel Department of Public Works (DPW) Bureau of Highways...
January 12, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.  -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of an additional $2,589,072 in federal funds to Washington, D....
January 12, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of an additional $2,769,747 in federal funds to the...