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Governor Larry Hogan Announces ‘Safe Schools Maryland’ School Safety Initiative

Governor Larry Hogan Announces ‘Safe Schools Maryland’ School Safety Initiative Launches New School Safety Tip Line and Mobile App For Reporting Threats ANNAPOLIS, Md. (October 3, 2018) – Governor Larry Hogan today announced the launch of “Safe Schools Maryland,” a tip line and mobile app designed to streamline reporting of possible threats to students school facilities. The governor  Read the Rest…

Governor Larry Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Hurricane Florence

Executive Order Issued Ahead of Storm Making Projected Landfall on the U.S. East Coast ANNAPOLIS, Md. (September 10, 2018)–Governor Larry Hogan today signed Executive Order 01.01.2018.22 declaring a state of emergency beginning Monday, September 10, 2018 ahead of the landfall of Hurricane Florence. The executive order will allow the state to more efficiently coordinate support and provide assistance to  Read the Rest…

What does a “State of Emergency” mean?

What does a “State of Emergency” mean? In preparation for Hurricane Florence, Governor Larry Hogan has asked State agencies to launch a coordinated effort to keep Marylanders safe and informed in the upcoming days. Governor Hogan signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Maryland on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.  Read the Rest…

Governor Larry Hogan’s Request for a Small Business Administration Physical Disaster Declaration Approved

SBA Low-interest Loans Available to Qualifying Homeowners, Renters, and Businesses Affected by Flooding in Mid-May REISTERSTOWN, Md. (June 15, 2018) — Governor Larry Hogan has announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved his request for a physical disaster declaration for Frederick County following flooding that began on May 15 and lasted for  Read the Rest…

Maryland Launches “Know Your Zone” Hurricane Preparedness Campaign

Program Designed to Ease Evacuation in Areas Subject to Tidal Floods, Surge REISTERSTOWN, Md. (June 14, 2018) — With the record-setting 2017 hurricane season still fresh in most American’s minds, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), in conjunction with local emergency managers, is rolling out a new hurricane and severe weather evacuation system as a  Read the Rest…

Governor Larry Hogan Announces Over $1 Million Awarded for Stormwater Drainage System in Ellicott City

Howard County Residents, Businesses to Benefit from Multiyear Project Developed by MEMA and County REISTERSTOWN, Md. (May 10, 2018) — Governor Hogan today announced that Maryland, in collaboration with Howard County, has been awarded $1,044,224 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund a project that will reduce the flood risk of areas surrounding  Read the Rest…

MEMA Monitoring Series of Winter Storms Expected to Bring Mix of Precipitation to Parts of State

Residents Should Be Aware and Take Appropriate Actions to Stay Safe REISTERSTOWN, Md. (March 19, 2018) — A series of winter storms is expected to bring frozen precipitation to parts of Maryland, starting tonight and continuing through Wednesday. Timing, temperature and the exact track of each of the systems is still somewhat uncertain, but residents  Read the Rest…

Governor Larry Hogan Directs National Guard to Assist Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria

Governor Larry Hogan Directs National Guard to Assist Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Maria Maryland National Guard’s 29th Combat Aviation Brigade to Assist with Water Purification Efforts ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan today announced that he has directed the Maryland National Guard to send resources requested by Puerto Rico to assist in response and relief efforts following  Read the Rest…

Maryland Awarded $2 Million in Grants to Prepare for Terrorist Attacks

Maryland Awarded $2 Million in Grants to Prepare for Terrorist Attacks REISTERSTOWN, Md. (July 13, 2017) — The Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has been awarded $2,098,575 in order to prepare the State and local communities for terrorist attacks. The award, announced earlier today by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is part of the  Read the Rest…

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Partners with Nextdoor to Provide Emergency Preparedness Information and Notifications to Maryland Residents

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Partners with Nextdoor to Provide Emergency Preparedness Information and Notifications to Maryland Residents MEMA Becomes First State Emergency Management Agency to Join Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods Listen to audio of release here. REISTERSTOWN, Md. (April 20, 2017) — Earlier today, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced a  Read the Rest…

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