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Delaware To Receive Nearly $8.8-million in Homeland Security Grants

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $8,795,828 to the State of Delaware under four separate Homeland Security Grant Programs.  The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has been informed that the state will receive funds under the federal Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG), Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), Port Security Grant Program […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Weather Forecast

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Sunday, September 9, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the following statement on weather conditions and encouraged Delawareans to follow the latest forecasts and emergency preparedness resources online: “The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, as well as Hurricane Isaac farther out in the Atlantic. We are communicating and […]




September is National Preparedness Month

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) reminds everyone that September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to take stock of homes, businesses, and vehicles to make sure they are prepared and ready for any type of emergency.  On average, September is one of the busiest months for tropical storms or hurricanes in […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 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, July 10, 2018.  The sirens will sound between 7 and 8 p.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) […]




Hurricane Season Begins June 1

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Smyrna) – While tropical storms and hurricanes can occur without regard to the calendar, the official start of the hurricane season is June 1.  The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its forecast for 2018 a week ago, predicting a near to above average season, anticipating 10-16 named storms, 1-4 of which should achieve […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Delaware To Receive Nearly $8.8-million in Homeland Security Grants

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, September 13, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has allocated $8,795,828 to the State of Delaware under four separate Homeland Security Grant Programs.  The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has been informed that the state will receive funds under the federal Emergency Management Performance Grant (EMPG), Homeland Security Grant Program (HSGP), Port Security Grant Program […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Weather Forecast

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Office of the Governor | Weather | Date Posted: Sunday, September 9, 2018

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the following statement on weather conditions and encouraged Delawareans to follow the latest forecasts and emergency preparedness resources online: “The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, as well as Hurricane Isaac farther out in the Atlantic. We are communicating and […]




September is National Preparedness Month

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, August 30, 2018

(Smyrna) – The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) reminds everyone that September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to take stock of homes, businesses, and vehicles to make sure they are prepared and ready for any type of emergency.  On average, September is one of the busiest months for tropical storms or hurricanes in […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 3, 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, July 10, 2018.  The sirens will sound between 7 and 8 p.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) […]




Hurricane Season Begins June 1

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Smyrna) – While tropical storms and hurricanes can occur without regard to the calendar, the official start of the hurricane season is June 1.  The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its forecast for 2018 a week ago, predicting a near to above average season, anticipating 10-16 named storms, 1-4 of which should achieve […]