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  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Delaware Emergency Management Agency Earns Accreditation

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

(Smyrna, Delaware) – On December 13, 2019, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) officially earned accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). Only nine programs nationwide completed the rigorous assessment process in 2019 to achieve either initial accreditation or reaccreditation. This is the initial accreditation for DEMA and the State’s emergency management program. “Congratulations […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

January 7, 2020: Sirens to be tested are the same sirens used to alert the public in the event of an actual emergency at either the Salem or Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.




DNREC announces that Croda, Inc. can resume ethylene oxide production at company’s Atlas Point facility

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Department has granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point facility. Croda received DNREC approval by fulfilling its obligations to improve safety at the facility through actions required by DNREC’s accidental release program. DNREC issued its requirements after investigating the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of EO, the volatile chemical substance used in the manufacturing of Croda’s products.




Winter Weather Awareness Week Begins November 11

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, November 8, 2019

Every year, winter weather conditions cause deaths, injuries, and illnesses in Delaware, and throughout the United States.




Participate in the Great Shake-Out

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages people across the state to take part in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill







  Category: Delaware Emergency Management Agency


Delaware Emergency Management Agency Earns Accreditation

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

(Smyrna, Delaware) – On December 13, 2019, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) officially earned accreditation by the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). Only nine programs nationwide completed the rigorous assessment process in 2019 to achieve either initial accreditation or reaccreditation. This is the initial accreditation for DEMA and the State’s emergency management program. “Congratulations […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2019

January 7, 2020: Sirens to be tested are the same sirens used to alert the public in the event of an actual emergency at either the Salem or Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.




DNREC announces that Croda, Inc. can resume ethylene oxide production at company’s Atlas Point facility

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Division of Air Quality | Division of Public Health | Division of Waste and Hazardous Substances | Date Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced today that the Department has granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point facility. Croda received DNREC approval by fulfilling its obligations to improve safety at the facility through actions required by DNREC’s accidental release program. DNREC issued its requirements after investigating the Nov. 25, 2018 accidental release of EO, the volatile chemical substance used in the manufacturing of Croda’s products.




Winter Weather Awareness Week Begins November 11

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Weather | Date Posted: Friday, November 8, 2019

Every year, winter weather conditions cause deaths, injuries, and illnesses in Delaware, and throughout the United States.




Participate in the Great Shake-Out

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) encourages people across the state to take part in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill