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Delaware Emergency Management Agency Earns Accreditation

(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 […]




DPH TO HOLD MASS CARE EXERCISE AT SUSSEX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JUNE 19-20, 2018

The Division of Public Health (DPH) will host a two-day, exercise on Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20, at Sussex Central High School, Georgetown. The purpose is to test the division’s ability to operate a shelter for residents who may be displaced or unable to occupy their homes in the event of a disaster.




New “Text-to-911” Feature Now Available Statewide

Governor Carney conducted live demonstration of the system to show enhanced capabilities NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday recognized that Delaware’s 911 centers are now equipped to accept emergency requests for help through text message. Today Delaware announced that all 911 centers statewide are ready to receive text messages in the time […]




Governor Markell Issues State of Emergency Announces Level 1 Driving Warning to Begin at Midnight

With a severe winter storm expected to generate significant snowfall in New Castle and Kent Counties, as well as coastal flooding and strong sustained winds in Sussex County, Governor Jack Markell has issued a State of Emergency, and a “Level 1 Driving Warning”.




Volunteers Needed for State Animal Response Team

The Delaware Animal Response (DAR) program is offering a unique opportunity for Delawareans to support state and county efforts to keep animals, small and large, safe and protected during emergencies and disasters.







 Pages Tagged With: "emergency"

Delaware Emergency Management Agency Earns Accreditation

(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 […]




DPH TO HOLD MASS CARE EXERCISE AT SUSSEX CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL JUNE 19-20, 2018

The Division of Public Health (DPH) will host a two-day, exercise on Tuesday, June 19, and Wednesday, June 20, at Sussex Central High School, Georgetown. The purpose is to test the division’s ability to operate a shelter for residents who may be displaced or unable to occupy their homes in the event of a disaster.




New “Text-to-911” Feature Now Available Statewide

Governor Carney conducted live demonstration of the system to show enhanced capabilities NEW CASTLE, Del. – Governor John Carney on Monday recognized that Delaware’s 911 centers are now equipped to accept emergency requests for help through text message. Today Delaware announced that all 911 centers statewide are ready to receive text messages in the time […]




Governor Markell Issues State of Emergency Announces Level 1 Driving Warning to Begin at Midnight

With a severe winter storm expected to generate significant snowfall in New Castle and Kent Counties, as well as coastal flooding and strong sustained winds in Sussex County, Governor Jack Markell has issued a State of Emergency, and a “Level 1 Driving Warning”.




Volunteers Needed for State Animal Response Team

The Delaware Animal Response (DAR) program is offering a unique opportunity for Delawareans to support state and county efforts to keep animals, small and large, safe and protected during emergencies and disasters.