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June 28, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Flooding is deadly and costly - this fact is not new. Time and time again, we hear from local officials and residents affected by flooding who are thinking about how mitigation may...
June 25, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III continues to support survivors and communities across West Virginia as they recover from the severe storms, flooding,...
June 25, 2018
WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Maryland to supplement state and local recovery...
June 11, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is proud to announce the presentation of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Community Rating System Award for Excellence to Mr...
June 5, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Beaver Valley Power Station in...
May 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the State of Delaware, will be hosting the Delaware Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable. FEMA, the...
May 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Salem Hope Creek Nuclear Generating...
May 9, 2018
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia communities, counties and certain nonprofit organizations affected by the February 2018 floods have little more than a week to file applications for the Federal...
May 4, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is announcing funding for Howard County for projects related to severe storms and flooding in July 2016 (DR-4279-MD) through FEMA’s...
May 1, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Starting April 30 through May 11, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and our state and federal partners will be engaged in the National Level Exercise (NLE) 2018...
April 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Wachapreague, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National...
April 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The exercise will occur during the...
April 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – On March 27, 2018, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) hosted the first-...
February 28, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Stafford County, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National...
February 26, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for the Youth Preparedness Council, which brings together teenagers from across the country who are interested and...
February 16, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – FEMA Region III remains committed to supporting disaster response and recovery efforts and we are working closely with our state and local partners to provide assistance to Hurricane...
January 23, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Every two years, the Olympic Games captures the hearts and minds of millions as highly-trained athletes compete for prestige and glory. Training and preparation takes months and years...
December 14, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through the increase of various floodplain management measures...
November 7, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Limerick Generating Station in Pottstown...
October 30, 2017
PHILADELPHIA - Homeowners, renters and business owners are encouraged to attend an upcoming meeting to review newly released preliminary flood maps for Lackawanna County, PA.  At a public meeting on...