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Maryland Bracing for Winter Storm Beginning Late Monday

Maryland Bracing for Winter Storm Beginning Late Monday Residents Should Be Aware of Potential Significant Snowfall And Take Actions to Stay Safe Listen to audio of release here. REISTERSTOWN, Md. (March 12, 2017) — Maryland agencies are gearing up for a late-season storm expected to bring significant snowfall to much of central, northern and western  Read the Rest…

Auxiliary Communications Service Activated for Presidential Inauguration

Auxiliary Communications Service Activated for Presidential Inauguration The Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) was activated during the Presidential Inauguration January 20, 2017. This program established voice and digital links with Prince George’s, Montgomery and Anne Arundel Counties. The ACS is an operational concept involving Federal Communications Commission-licensed amateur radio operators under the auspices of the Maryland  Read the Rest…

Next Winter Weather Storm Arriving in Maryland Later Today

Tuesday Morning Commute Could be Slippery, Slow, and Dangerous  Click here for audio of this release. REISTERSTOWN, Md. (February 8, 2016) — Another round of snow is headed toward Maryland today. Forecasters are expecting precipitation to begin in western Maryland Monday afternoon and then head east throughout the evening. The National Weather Service is currently forecasting  Read the Rest…

Maryland Emergency Management Agency Submits Letter of Intent to FEMA to Pursue Disaster Assistance

REISTERSTOWN, Md. (January 25, 2016) — MEMA Executive Director Russell Strickland has sent a letter of intent for the State of Maryland to pursue federal disaster assistance and to request that FEMA begin the coordination for joint damage assessments following the winter storm that covered Maryland in snow this past weekend. While response efforts, including  Read the Rest…

What does a “State of Emergency” mean?

What does a “State of Emergency” mean? In preparation for the upcoming snowstorm, Governor Larry Hogan has asked State agencies to launch a coordinated effort to keep Marylanders safe and informed in the upcoming days. Earlier today, Governor Hogan signed an Executive Order declaring a state of emergency in Maryland beginning Friday, January 22 at  Read the Rest…

Maryland Bracing for Significant Winter Storm Beginning Friday Afternoon

STATE OF EMERGENCY TO TAKE EFFECT FRIDAY MORNING IN ORDER TO ACTIVELY PREPARE FOR HEAVY SNOW, HIGH WIND, AND COLD TEMPERATURES REISTERSTOWN, Md. (January 20, 2016) — The high-impact winter storm system heading toward Maryland is forecast to bring heavy snow, winds, and cold temperatures to the entire State. The storm is expected to start  Read the Rest…

The Maryland Emergency Management Agency Offers Cold Weather Tips and a Winter Preparedness Video

WITH WINTER APPROACHING, DECEMBER IS THE RIGHT TIME TO PREPARE FOR SNOWSTORMS AND COLD WEATHER REISTERSTOWN, Md. (December 1, 2015) — The arrival of the holiday season is the right time to make sure you are prepared for winter weather. No matter what part of the State you live in, the winter season brings the  Read the Rest…

September is National Preparedness Month

Today is the start of National Preparedness Month. Throughout September, government agencies, business, community groups, schools, and families will be participating in events to help promote disaster preparedness and community resilience. These events across the state, many of which are open to the public, will be posted by the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) on our  Read the Rest…

SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Private Non-Profit Organizations in Maryland that suffered Hurricane Irene Losses

ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private Non-Profit Organizations (PNPs) in Maryland that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans.  These loans are available as a result of a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by  Read the Rest…

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