Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Watershed Stewardship | News | Office of the Governor | Office of the Secretary | Date Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2023
In conjunction with DNREC and DEMA within the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Governor John Carney has proclaimed May 15 to 19 as Delaware Flood Awareness Week.
The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will distribute potassium iodide (KI) tablets to Delaware residents living within a 10-mile radius (also known as the Emergency Planning Zone or EPZ) of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.
Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, April 7, 2023
To aid in the ongoing recovery process, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) is announcing the following resources and assistance available to those affected by the recent deadly tornado in Sussex County on April 1.
Governor John C. Carney, Jr. joined State and Sussex County officials to tour areas near Bridgeville today after a confirmed tornado tore through the region on Saturday night, April 1. Preliminary estimates show more than 60 structures were damaged or destroyed along a 14-mile-long path through the communities of Bridgeville, Greenwood, and Ellendale. The survey also included a DelDOT maintenance yard on Newton Road where several buildings were damaged and destroyed, including one where winds pulled a wooden beam out of the ground, shifting the concrete footing.
Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware Health and Social Services | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Department of Transportation | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Sunday, April 2, 2023
The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware State Police, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, DelDOT, and numerous volunteer organizations are mobilizing resources and personnel to respond to yesterday’s statewide damage from severe storms and likely tornado in Sussex County. Officials confirmed a fatality at a collapsed structure along Tuckers Road southeast of Greenwood, Sussex County. It’s the first confirmed death from a tornado in Delaware since 1983 according to the National Weather Service.