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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


February 28 – March 4 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Delaware

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 28, 2022

SMYRNA, DE: February 28th to March 4th is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Delaware.  Severe Weather Week Proclamation 2022.  From significant flooding to tornadoes and snowstorms, the past several years have seen active weather events across Delaware and throughout the region.  Knowing about the weather hazards and how to prepare can make a life-saving difference.   […]




Governor Carney Terminates State of Emergency, Eases Driving Restrictions Effective at 6:00 p.m. 

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Governor John Carney has terminated the State of Emergency and Level 2 driving restriction in Kent and Sussex counties, effective at 6:00 p.m. A Level 1 Driving Warning will be in effect for Kent and Sussex counties after 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 30.




DEMA Encourages Delawareans To Prepare For Winter Storm

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2022

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for all of Delaware and a Gale Warning is in effect for coastal areas and the Delaware Bay.  Plan ahead now and be prepared.




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 31, 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, January 4, 2022.  The sirens will sound at around 10:45 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants […]




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 […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


February 28 – March 4 is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Delaware

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Monday, February 28, 2022

SMYRNA, DE: February 28th to March 4th is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Delaware.  Severe Weather Week Proclamation 2022.  From significant flooding to tornadoes and snowstorms, the past several years have seen active weather events across Delaware and throughout the region.  Knowing about the weather hazards and how to prepare can make a life-saving difference.   […]




Governor Carney Terminates State of Emergency, Eases Driving Restrictions Effective at 6:00 p.m. 

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Saturday, January 29, 2022

Governor John Carney has terminated the State of Emergency and Level 2 driving restriction in Kent and Sussex counties, effective at 6:00 p.m. A Level 1 Driving Warning will be in effect for Kent and Sussex counties after 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 30.




DEMA Encourages Delawareans To Prepare For Winter Storm

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Thursday, January 27, 2022

A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for all of Delaware and a Gale Warning is in effect for coastal areas and the Delaware Bay.  Plan ahead now and be prepared.




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | News | Date Posted: Friday, December 31, 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, January 4, 2022.  The sirens will sound at around 10:45 a.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants […]




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 […]