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Delaware Citizen Corps Recognized By FEMA

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013



 (Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is proud to acknowledge special recognition given to Delaware Citizen Corps.  Citizen Corps is a volunteer-centered organization that conducts public education and outreach about emergency preparedness, and conducts training to help volunteers play important roles during disasters.

Delaware Citizen Corps was honored by Region III of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in two categories.  The organization was awarded for Outstanding State Citizen Corps Council Initiatives, and in the classification of Preparing the Whole Community.  This is the third consecutive year in which the Delaware Citizen Corps has received a National Citizen Corps Council award.

DEMA Director Jamie Turner joined with FEMA in hailing the Citizen Corps preparedness efforts: “I am proud of the work done throughout the year by Citizen Corps.   Their efforts are an important part in preparing Delaware for potential disasters of all kinds.  Through continued work with the City of Wilmington, New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties, state and local Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), and events such as the Family Emergency Preparedness Day, and Citizen Corps Preparedness Night at Blue Rocks Stadium, Citizen Corps provides a valuable service to the entire state. ”

Delaware Citizen Corps works under the umbrella of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA).

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Delaware Citizen Corps Recognized By FEMA

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 12, 2013



 (Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is proud to acknowledge special recognition given to Delaware Citizen Corps.  Citizen Corps is a volunteer-centered organization that conducts public education and outreach about emergency preparedness, and conducts training to help volunteers play important roles during disasters.

Delaware Citizen Corps was honored by Region III of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in two categories.  The organization was awarded for Outstanding State Citizen Corps Council Initiatives, and in the classification of Preparing the Whole Community.  This is the third consecutive year in which the Delaware Citizen Corps has received a National Citizen Corps Council award.

DEMA Director Jamie Turner joined with FEMA in hailing the Citizen Corps preparedness efforts: “I am proud of the work done throughout the year by Citizen Corps.   Their efforts are an important part in preparing Delaware for potential disasters of all kinds.  Through continued work with the City of Wilmington, New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties, state and local Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT), and events such as the Family Emergency Preparedness Day, and Citizen Corps Preparedness Night at Blue Rocks Stadium, Citizen Corps provides a valuable service to the entire state. ”

Delaware Citizen Corps works under the umbrella of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA).

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