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DNREC, other state and local agencies to hold public meeting Dec. 20 on accidental ethylene oxide release at Croda

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

A public meeting will be held at p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at McCullough Middle School, 20 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 to discuss Croda’s Nov. 25 accidental ethylene oxide release, with the meeting organized by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and facilitated by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)




Plan to Participate in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages people across the state to take part in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill October 18 at 10:18 a.m. Two earthquakes in the last ten years were felt throughout Delaware.  In November, 2017, a 4.1 earthquake was centered in the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Dover. […]




Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program Application Period Opening

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2018

(Smyrna) – The FY 2018 Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program (PDM), offered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is now open for application.  The PDM Grant Program is intended to assist states, U.S. Territories, federally-recognized tribes, and local communities in implementing pre-disaster natural hazard mitigation projects by awarding planning and project grants designed to mitigate […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  The sirens will sound between 10:30 and 11:00 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) […]




Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a ten-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations called the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ). The free tablets will be distributed on Thursday, October 4, 2018, between 12 noon […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


DNREC, other state and local agencies to hold public meeting Dec. 20 on accidental ethylene oxide release at Croda

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Friday, December 14, 2018

A public meeting will be held at p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 at McCullough Middle School, 20 Chase Avenue, New Castle, DE 19720 to discuss Croda’s Nov. 25 accidental ethylene oxide release, with the meeting organized by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and facilitated by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)




Plan to Participate in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages people across the state to take part in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill October 18 at 10:18 a.m. Two earthquakes in the last ten years were felt throughout Delaware.  In November, 2017, a 4.1 earthquake was centered in the Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge near Dover. […]




Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program Application Period Opening

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, October 4, 2018

(Smyrna) – The FY 2018 Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program (PDM), offered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is now open for application.  The PDM Grant Program is intended to assist states, U.S. Territories, federally-recognized tribes, and local communities in implementing pre-disaster natural hazard mitigation projects by awarding planning and project grants designed to mitigate […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  The sirens will sound between 10:30 and 11:00 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) […]




Delaware to Distribute Potassium Iodide (KI) Tablets

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware Division of Public Health will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a ten-mile radius of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations called the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ). The free tablets will be distributed on Thursday, October 4, 2018, between 12 noon […]