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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. ...
January 29, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- For the second time in as many months, West Virginia is preparing for a major winter storm that could drop significant amounts of snowfall across sections of the central and...
January 5, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station....
December 18, 2009
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the winter season approaching, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminds individuals to be prepared for winter storms and extreme cold. While the danger of severe...
November 5, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Limerick Generating Station in...
October 9, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power...
October 2, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a grant totaling more than $1.1 million to flood proof the...
October 2, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today the approval of a grant totaling more than $1.8 million to elevate seven...
July 29, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Jonathan Sarubbi, Regional Administrator for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Philadelphia Office, announced today the...
June 19, 2009
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today $5.1 million in funding to elevate 24 homes and to acquire and demolish four...