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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


DEMA Encourages Nonprofits To Prepare For Grant Opportunity

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

SMYRNA, DE: The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages nonprofit agencies to begin preparing for the upcoming Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) application period. NSGP is a competitive grant program that provides federal funding for physical security enhancements to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. The annual grant guidance is expected to be released in May 2022 […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 1, 2022

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, April 5, 2022.  The sirens will sound at around 7:20 p.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants […]




Volunteers Honored For Their Disaster Work

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

SMYRNA, DE: The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) proudly highlights the work of the Delaware Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (DEVOAD) over the past year.  For their dedication to providing help to Delawareans in need, DEVOAD members Martin Brett and Ellen Udovich were honored with the 2021 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award during a virtual ceremony […]




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.







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


DEMA Encourages Nonprofits To Prepare For Grant Opportunity

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 26, 2022

SMYRNA, DE: The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages nonprofit agencies to begin preparing for the upcoming Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) application period. NSGP is a competitive grant program that provides federal funding for physical security enhancements to eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. The annual grant guidance is expected to be released in May 2022 […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Friday, April 1, 2022

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, April 5, 2022.  The sirens will sound at around 7:20 p.m. The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants […]




Volunteers Honored For Their Disaster Work

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

SMYRNA, DE: The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) proudly highlights the work of the Delaware Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (DEVOAD) over the past year.  For their dedication to providing help to Delawareans in need, DEVOAD members Martin Brett and Ellen Udovich were honored with the 2021 Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award during a virtual ceremony […]




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.