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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Family Emergency Preparedness Day Returns on September 17

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Kent County | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The 16th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Day returns on Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brecknock County Park, 80 Old Camden Road, Camden, DE 19934. The rain date is Sunday, September 18.

September is “National Preparedness Month,” and attendees can get a wealth of resources and information to enhance their emergency preparedness – all in a fun, family environment. The event is co-sponsored by the Delaware Citizen Corps, Kent County Parks and Recreation, Kent County Department of Public Safety, Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), and the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Preparedness.




Statewide Training on Reunification for School Emergencies

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022

Starting August 1 and 2 at Brandywine High School in New Castle County, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency’s (DEMA) Comprehensive School Safety Program will hold three two-day seminars – one in each county – to promote statewide adoption of the “Standard Reunification Method” by the I Love U Guys Foundation, considered the gold standard in reuniting students and their parents or guardians during any type of crisis: fire, flood, tornado, power outage, bomb threat, accident, or act of violence.




Hurricane Preparedness Is No Accident

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 15, 2022

“Get Prepared, Delaware!” That’s the key message from the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) as it offers tips and resources to help residents and visitors to get ready in case a hurricane or tropical storm impacts the First State.




Emergency Sirens Test on Tuesday, July 5

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 1, 2022

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 5, 2022. The sirens will sound at around 7:20 p.m.




Nonprofit Security Grant Applications Due June 1, 2022

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

  SMYRNA, DE: Do you know a nonprofit organization in Delaware that may be interested in grant funding for security enhancements? Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status may be eligible to receive funding through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). This federal grant program provides funding for physical and cyber security enhancements and other security-related activities […]







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Family Emergency Preparedness Day Returns on September 17

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Public Health | Kent County | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The 16th annual Family Emergency Preparedness Day returns on Saturday, September 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brecknock County Park, 80 Old Camden Road, Camden, DE 19934. The rain date is Sunday, September 18.

September is “National Preparedness Month,” and attendees can get a wealth of resources and information to enhance their emergency preparedness – all in a fun, family environment. The event is co-sponsored by the Delaware Citizen Corps, Kent County Parks and Recreation, Kent County Department of Public Safety, Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), and the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Preparedness.




Statewide Training on Reunification for School Emergencies

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 29, 2022

Starting August 1 and 2 at Brandywine High School in New Castle County, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency’s (DEMA) Comprehensive School Safety Program will hold three two-day seminars – one in each county – to promote statewide adoption of the “Standard Reunification Method” by the I Love U Guys Foundation, considered the gold standard in reuniting students and their parents or guardians during any type of crisis: fire, flood, tornado, power outage, bomb threat, accident, or act of violence.




Hurricane Preparedness Is No Accident

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 15, 2022

“Get Prepared, Delaware!” That’s the key message from the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) as it offers tips and resources to help residents and visitors to get ready in case a hurricane or tropical storm impacts the First State.




Emergency Sirens Test on Tuesday, July 5

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 1, 2022

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 5, 2022. The sirens will sound at around 7:20 p.m.




Nonprofit Security Grant Applications Due June 1, 2022

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, May 17, 2022

  SMYRNA, DE: Do you know a nonprofit organization in Delaware that may be interested in grant funding for security enhancements? Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status may be eligible to receive funding through the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP). This federal grant program provides funding for physical and cyber security enhancements and other security-related activities […]