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September 27, 2012
WASHINGTON — Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that the application period is open for a new funding opportunity to build local resilience, through a Whole Community...
August 24, 2012
REISTERSTOWN, MD—Kenneth Mallette, Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, is urging all private nonprofit organizations who incurred costs from the severe storms and straight-line...
August 23, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Time is limited for state and local officials, county agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations in Virginia to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for federal...
August 16, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Penn. -- FEMA has issued a letter to West Pittston that establishes a new deadline of December 1, 2012, for the community to correct the floodplain management violations and program...
August 15, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal disaster assistance is being made available to seven additional Virginia municipalities that suffered damages during the derecho and severe storms of late June 2012. Public...
August 10, 2012
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Borough of West Pittston, PA, is scheduled to be placed on probationary status with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) on October 1, 2012, unless the Borough is able...
July 23, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for the state of West Virginia to supplement...
July 23, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for West Virginia. Assistance...
July 12, 2012
Emergency preparedness exercise scheduled for the North Anna Power StationPhiladelphia, PA – The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial...
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...