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June 13, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of the City of Norfolk, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the...
June 12, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Ocean City, Maryland have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National...
June 9, 2017
Good afternoon;For your consideration, please see the below and attached invitation to the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (WV VOAD) hosted Elmer Brown Bridge Dedication in...
April 13, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – On Monday, April 10, 2017, Dr. Bob Henry Baber, Mayor of Richwood, WV, issued a press release highlighting a campaign to send letters to state and federal officials, concerning the use...
April 5, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating...
February 18, 2017
PHILADELPHIA - The following Commonwealth of Virginia communities have adopted new Flood Insurance Rate Maps and will remain in good standing with the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).Leesburg...
January 13, 2017
PHILADELPHIA - On Sunday, January 15, 2017, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (DC HSEMA) will test the Wireless Emergency Alert (...
January 10, 2017
Virginia Beach, Va. – It has been over two months since disaster assistance personnel from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed to Virginia in response to President Obama’s major...
December 22, 2016
PHILADELPHIA – To encourage individuals, families, business, communities, and others to prepare for winter weather, FEMA Region III created two holiday themed videos which provide simple,...
November 29, 2016
PHILADELPHIA - Those homeowners and businesses who have flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) now have 120 days from the date they sustained Hurricane Matthew flood...
November 4, 2016
If you live in Chesapeake, Newport News, Norfolk, or Virginia Beach and had damages as a result of Hurricane Mathew, take action now towards your recovery by registering with Federal Emergency...
October 24, 2016
PHILADELPHIA – Long term recovery begins and ends in local communities.  To support state and local officials, and help build back communities to be more resilient, FEMA developed the National...
October 11, 2016
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Susquehanna Steam Electric Station in...
September 7, 2016
Thirty Seconds Now, Could Save a Life LaterTake action for National Preparedness Month, Download the FEMA App PHILADELPHIA – September is National Preparedness Month! Are you ready for when disaster...
September 2, 2016
PHILADELPHIA – In late August 2011, Hurricane Irene caused destruction and flooding across the eastern United States, including historic levels of flooding in communities across the Commonwealth of...
June 29, 2016
CHARLESTON, W.v. – The counties of Clay, Fayette, Monroe, Roane, and Summers counties are now eligible to receive federal assistance. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home...
June 29, 2016
CHARLESTON, W.va. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today Disaster Recovery Centers will be opening to assist survivors affected by the West Virginia Flooding. Disaster Recovery...
June 29, 2016
CHARLESTON, W.va – West Virginians whose homes were damaged in the recent storms and flooding may encounter people attempting to cheat them by posing as inspectors, government officials, volunteers...
June 29, 2016
CHARLESTON, W.va. - Pocahontas and Webster counties are now eligible to receive federal assistance. Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover...
June 28, 2016
CHARLESTON, W.v. - As skies clear and the floodwaters recede, responders, volunteers and teams dedicated to assisting West Virginians devastated by flooding have been arriving and making a difference...