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October 14, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in...
July 16, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the North Anna Power Station.  The exercise...
June 16, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Beaver Valley Power Station.  The...
June 6, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) regional office in Philadelphia has been working closely with the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency...
June 6, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- With the start of the 2008 hurricane season on June 1, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Delaware Emergency Management...
May 29, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- With Hurricane season in the United States beginning June 1, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ready Virginia campaign...
April 11, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station.  The...
March 31, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Preparing for disasters is the best way to minimize their impact.  To ensure the federal government is best prepared in the event of a disaster, the U.S. Department of Homeland...
March 27, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Residents of Howard County, Maryland, have received a 10 percent reduction in their flood insurance premiums, effective October 1, 2007, because their community now...
March 27, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Residents of South Bethany Beach, Delaware, have received a 10 percent reduction in their flood insurance premiums, effective October 1, 2007, because their community now...
March 27, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Residents in unincorporated areas of Carroll County, Maryland, will receive a 10 percent reduction in their flood insurance premiums, effective October 1, 2007, because their...
March 27, 2008
Philadelphia, Pa. -- Residents of several Wyoming Valley communities in Pennsylvania have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums, effective October 1, 2007, through their adoption...
March 20, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- When Tropical Storm Ernesto roared ashore in Virginia, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) was quick to respond, helping state and local officials repair damaged...
February 15, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- In an effort to help property owners who are at high risk for repeated flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has developed a pilot grant program. Working...
February 8, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Highlighting a number of successes and progress on several initiatives, the Region III office of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released its annual report today....
February 6, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- Patrick Twiss has been appointed Federal Preparedness Coordinator (FPC) for Region III in Philadelphia for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management...
February 5, 2008
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today released the on-line IS-800.B National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction...
November 26, 2007
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Medical Services Drill for the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant on December 7...
October 4, 2007
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U. S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the City of Richmond more than $3.1 million in Public Assistance (PA) funding for...
October 4, 2007
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved a grant totaling more than $1.3 million for the acquisition and demolition of...