Nearly four months after Hurricane Maria tore through the Puerto Rico, recovery efforts are ongoing, with continuing aid provided by FEMA and individual states across the country. The State of Delaware has assisted with various initiatives, and now three staff members from the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have embarked on a two- and-a-half week deployment to the island.
Transportation Experts Called to Support Hurricane Relief Efforts SMYRNDA, Del. – On Tuesday, October 24th at approximately 745am, 36 Soldiers from the Delaware National Guard’s 1049th Transportation Company departed the Smryna Readiness Center (103 Artisan Drive in Smryna) via motor coach and to be flown to Puerto Rico to assist with hurricane relief efforts. “Delawareans […]
On Friday, October 20, 2017 members of the Delaware State Police Community Outreach Unit along with representatives from the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) formed a convoy of trucks and trailers bound for the Port of Wilmington. The cargo being transported consisted of supplies received as a result of a two week donation drive, benefitting […]
Donated items will be accepted at Delaware State Police, Port of Wilmington WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware State Police, and Delaware Citizen Corps, in conjunction with the International Longshoremen’s Association and the Port of Wilmington, announced on Thursday a campaign to gather donated supplies to aid relief […]
Governor, delegation call on Trump Administration to ramp up relief efforts in Puerto Rico & the U.S. Virgin Islands WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester on Friday released the following joint statement regarding relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: […]