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National Hurricane Preparedness Week Starts May 26

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

While many across the county will take time to remember past heroes over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, emergency management officials will also note the beginning of National Hurricane Preparedness Week




Biden alerts Delawareans to beware of scams trying to benefit from Oklahoma tornado disaster

Department of Justice | Fraud | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Attorney General Beau Biden today encouraged Delawareans to take several steps to protect themselves against scams related to the tornado that devastated parts of Oklahoma earlier this week.




Farmers, animal owners urged to prepare for storm season

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

With hurricane season about to begin, Delaware agricultural authorities are urging farmers and pet owners to plan ahead and prepare for weather emergencies. Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from May 26 to June 1, with hurricane season beginning June 1. The Department of Agriculture’s Delaware Animal Response Program works with state emergency officials and animal welfare organizations to assist animal owners with preparation, sheltering in place and evacuation. “Preparing and acting early can save animals’ lives,” said Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. “The time to take action is now, before storms create disaster conditions.”




Residents should check for pesticide applicator licenses

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Delaware residents should ask pesticide contractors for their state pesticide business license information before hiring them, state agricultural officials advise. “Spring and summer are a busy season for pesticide applicators, as many people get their lawns spruced up,” said Dave Pyne, pesticides administrator for the Department of Agriculture. “We want homeowners to know that all pesticide applicators in Delaware should be licensed and certified, which ensures everyone is working by approved standards.”




NGA Chair Hosts Seattle Insitute on Employing People with Disabilities

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

As part of his National Governors Association (NGA) Chair’s Initiative, A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities, the governor, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard are hosting an institute for state policymakers.







  Category: News


National Hurricane Preparedness Week Starts May 26

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

While many across the county will take time to remember past heroes over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, emergency management officials will also note the beginning of National Hurricane Preparedness Week




Biden alerts Delawareans to beware of scams trying to benefit from Oklahoma tornado disaster

Department of Justice | Fraud | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

Attorney General Beau Biden today encouraged Delawareans to take several steps to protect themselves against scams related to the tornado that devastated parts of Oklahoma earlier this week.




Farmers, animal owners urged to prepare for storm season

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013

With hurricane season about to begin, Delaware agricultural authorities are urging farmers and pet owners to plan ahead and prepare for weather emergencies. Hurricane Preparedness Week runs from May 26 to June 1, with hurricane season beginning June 1. The Department of Agriculture’s Delaware Animal Response Program works with state emergency officials and animal welfare organizations to assist animal owners with preparation, sheltering in place and evacuation. “Preparing and acting early can save animals’ lives,” said Secretary of Agriculture Ed Kee. “The time to take action is now, before storms create disaster conditions.”




Residents should check for pesticide applicator licenses

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Delaware residents should ask pesticide contractors for their state pesticide business license information before hiring them, state agricultural officials advise. “Spring and summer are a busy season for pesticide applicators, as many people get their lawns spruced up,” said Dave Pyne, pesticides administrator for the Department of Agriculture. “We want homeowners to know that all pesticide applicators in Delaware should be licensed and certified, which ensures everyone is working by approved standards.”




NGA Chair Hosts Seattle Insitute on Employing People with Disabilities

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 22, 2013

As part of his National Governors Association (NGA) Chair’s Initiative, A Better Bottom Line: Employing People with Disabilities, the governor, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard are hosting an institute for state policymakers.