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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Disaster Declaration Update

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Smyrna, DE – On Monday afternoon, Governor John Carney was notified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that the request for Individual Assistance, as part of the major disaster declaration request for the State of Delaware, was denied.  The determination was made by FEMA that “the impact to individuals and households in New Castle […]




Major Disaster Declaration Approved for Delaware

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, October 25, 2021

Smyrna, DE – On September 17, 2021, Governor John Carney requested a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Delaware in response to the severe flooding that occurred as the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the region on September 1 to September 7, 2021.  The request included FEMA’s Individual Assistance, Public Assistance, and Hazard Mitigation […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested October 5

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 4, 2021

Smyrna, DE – 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 5, 2021.  The sirens will sound at around 10:30 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) […]




UD and DEMA Partner to Support Long-Term Recovery

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The University of Delaware and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have recently partnered on several new projects to aid the State of Delaware’s long-term recovery efforts from COVID-19. DEMA has provided support to the Institute of Public Administration at the Biden School, Delaware Sea Grant, and the Disaster Research Center to work on three […]




Governor Carney, City of Wilmington, and DEMA Announce Flood Assistance Programs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Resources announced following Recovery Resource Fair where agencies connected with more than 200 households WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Wednesday more than 200 households affected by last week’s storm found assistance at the Disaster Recovery Resource Fair hosted by the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the City of Wilmington, and […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Disaster Declaration Update

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Governor John Carney | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Smyrna, DE – On Monday afternoon, Governor John Carney was notified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that the request for Individual Assistance, as part of the major disaster declaration request for the State of Delaware, was denied.  The determination was made by FEMA that “the impact to individuals and households in New Castle […]




Major Disaster Declaration Approved for Delaware

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Monday, October 25, 2021

Smyrna, DE – On September 17, 2021, Governor John Carney requested a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Delaware in response to the severe flooding that occurred as the remnants of Hurricane Ida passed through the region on September 1 to September 7, 2021.  The request included FEMA’s Individual Assistance, Public Assistance, and Hazard Mitigation […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested October 5

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Monday, October 4, 2021

Smyrna, DE – 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 5, 2021.  The sirens will sound at around 10:30 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) […]




UD and DEMA Partner to Support Long-Term Recovery

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The University of Delaware and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have recently partnered on several new projects to aid the State of Delaware’s long-term recovery efforts from COVID-19. DEMA has provided support to the Institute of Public Administration at the Biden School, Delaware Sea Grant, and the Disaster Research Center to work on three […]




Governor Carney, City of Wilmington, and DEMA Announce Flood Assistance Programs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Resources announced following Recovery Resource Fair where agencies connected with more than 200 households WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Wednesday more than 200 households affected by last week’s storm found assistance at the Disaster Recovery Resource Fair hosted by the Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the City of Wilmington, and […]