Smyrna – Are you prepared for an emergency or disaster? Disasters can strike suddenly, anytime and anywhere, and first responders may not be able to reach you right away. If you were unable to attend the Community Preparedness Workshop in Georgetown, a second workshop will be held on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at the Modern […]
(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 […]
The Division of Public Health (DPH) is looking for volunteers to participate in an emergency preparedness exercise on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at two Delaware Technical Community College (Delaware Tech) campuses. The purpose of the exercise is to evaluate the state’s ability to set up Points of Dispensing and simulate the dispersal of life-saving medication in an emergency situation.
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Sunday issued the following statement on weather conditions and encouraged Delawareans to follow the latest forecasts and emergency preparedness resources online: “The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, as well as Hurricane Isaac farther out in the Atlantic. We are communicating and […]
The Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare (OAW) is seeking individuals interesting in assisting animals in emergencies and disasters. The OAW Delaware Animal Response (DAR) program is recruiting community volunteers for its Delaware State Animal Response Team (DE SART) and their specialized unit, the Delaware Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps (DE VMRC).