Disaster Recovery Delivering Aid Emergency Management Responders Virginia Department of Emergency Management Office

Virginia Department of Emergency Management

Saving lives through effective emergency management and homeland security.
“A Ready Virginia is a Resilient Virginia.”

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Prepare + Recover

Disaster planning preparation and recovery resources
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News + Local

Local resources, news, and updates
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EM Community

Training, resources, and grants for EM professionals
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News and Alerts

Training and Events

Be ready. Be mobile.
VDEM Ready Virginia Mobile App

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Add emergency contacts, establish meeting places and enter medical information to prepare for any emergency.

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Ensure you and your family are equipped with flashlights, a first aid kit, a 3-day supply of food and more with this checklist.

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In the event of an emergency, send a text message to all of your emergency contacts at once letting them know you are safe and alive.

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Identify nearby open shelters, hurricane evacuation routes, and areas that are at risk from storm surges.

Ready VA Mobile App


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