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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...
October 20, 2017
  • The Public Assistance Program provides grants assistance for debris removal, emergency protective measures and permanent restoration of infrastructure such as roads, bridges and public buildings...
October 19, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In two months since West Virginia received a federal major disaster declaration following the severe storms of July 28-29, 2017, about $4.8 million in federal assistance has been...
October 18, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of York County, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National...
October 17, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Bedford Township, Pennsylvania have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the...
October 17, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The fifth annual Great ShakeOut earthquake drill will take place on October 19 at 10:19 a.m. across the United States, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III...
October 16, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The registration deadline to apply for FEMA disaster assistance for the July 28-29 flooding event is one day away.The deadline to register is tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 at...
October 14, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management (OEM), working with partners from local organizations, non-profits, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and the Federal...
October 12, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The FEMA registration deadline for West Virginia disaster survivors affected by the July 28-29 flooding event is days away.The deadline to register is Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017....
October 11, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Many West Virginia individuals and families are moving forward in their recovery from the July 28-29, 2017 flooding with FEMA and state assistance; they remain a priority. But...
October 10, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia disaster survivors affected by the July 28-29 flooding event have one week left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.The...
October 4, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — All applicants for FEMA recovery assistance have the right to appeal if they are dissatisfied with FEMA’s determination letter.The first step is to read the FEMA determination...
October 3, 2017
If you’re a survivor of the West Virginia severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017 and get a letter that says your application for federal assistance is “ineligible” or “...
October 3, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III Grants Division has developed new products as a part of their strategic plan to educate and inform grants stakeholders,...
October 2, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia disaster survivors affected by the July 28-29 flooding event have about two weeks left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management...
September 29, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. — Help is still available for survivors of West Virginia’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017.    Call the FEMA helpline at 800-621-3362 for...
September 27, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When disaster strikes, federal, state, and local emergency response agencies immediately mobilize resources to aid survivors. Volunteer and non-profit organizations also pitch in...
September 26, 2017
Public and private entities post information that could be of help if you’re a survivor of West Virginia’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017. Visit the sites below...
September 26, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Jefferson County, West Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the...