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FEMA Region III News Releases

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Additional West Virginia County Approved For Disaster Aid

Mon, 09/21/2015 - 12:48

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Jackson County is now eligible to receive federal assistance for some of their costs incurred during the severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides occurring July 10-14, 2015.

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FEMA To Evaluate Readiness Of Maryland

Fri, 09/11/2015 - 10:24

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur during the week of September 14th, 2015 to assess the ability of the State of Maryland to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA Region III Releases Preparedness Infographics

Wed, 09/09/2015 - 10:57

PHILADELPHIA – FEMA Region III has created four new infographics to promote individual and community preparedness. Infographics can be used in many different ways to help reach multiple audiences and guide action. We encourage everyone to use, share and promote these vibrant visual tools. Each infographic focuses on a specific topic:

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FEMA Region III Introduces Plan Integration: Linking Local Planning Efforts

Fri, 09/04/2015 - 11:32

PHILADELPHIA FEMA Region III has developed a planning integration guide titled Plan Integration: Linking Local Planning Efforts, which is aimed at helping communities link mitigation principles and actions with various community plans in order to increase community resilience. The guide leads planners and community officials through synchronizing plans and facilitating interagency coordination to reduce risk before and after a disaster.

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Take Action Today and Be Prepared Tomorrow

Wed, 09/02/2015 - 13:50

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. –National Preparedness Month is here and FEMA Region III encourages everyone to take action to prepare. Beginning this month, FEMA Region III will use social media to promote a new preparedness campaign around hashtag “Throwback Thursday,” but with a preparedness focus (#tbtPrep). Region III will use this hashtag to focus on past regional and national disasters to help inform and guide preparedness actions so individuals and communities are better prepared.

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Over $31 Million Provided to West Virginia for March, April Storms

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 13:15

Charleston, W.Va. - State and federal officials say that more than $31 million in combined state and federal disaster assistance has been delivered to the State of West Virginia to help cover the costs of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides in March and April that damaged infrastructure across the State.

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