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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...
January 12, 2011
PHILADELPHIA, Pa.  -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of $1,775,008 in federal funds to the city of Philadelphia for...
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 $11,550,950 in federal funds to Maryland for...
November 24, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a request from the state of West Virginia to extend FEMA’s temporary disaster housing program from...
October 29, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Region III office, recently released updated digital flood hazard maps that show the extent to which areas throughout the county...
September 28, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric...
September 24, 2010
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Today marks the final day of the first ever National "Getting Real" Conference.  The three day forum, hosted by FEMA in Baltimore, brought together leaders from the emergency...
September 4, 2010
PHILADELPHIA – Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate on Monday swore in MaryAnn Tierney as Regional Administrator for FEMA Region III, which includes Delaware, the...
July 15, 2010
PHILADELPHIA -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station.  The week-long...
May 11, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear...
April 12, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Beaver Valley Power Station. The week-...
January 29, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- For the second time in as many months, Virginia is preparing for a major winter storm that could drop up to 10 inches or more of snow across the southern portion of the state. ...