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Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today

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Don’t Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today

September is National Preparedness Month – Join America’s PrepareAthon!

You and your family need to be prepared for emergencies. Most Virginians know that, but they haven’t completed an emergency plan or participated in an exercise or drill to test their plan. But it’s never too late!

Quarterly siren test for North Anna Power Station set for Aug. 20

VDEM Press Release

10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Aug. 12, 2014

CONTACT: Dawn Eischen
(804)  897-9730 or (804) 674-2400
dawn.eischen@vdem.virginia.gov

Save the date for Great SouthEast ShakeOut

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10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Jul. 24, 2014

CONTACT: Laura Southard
(804)  897-9732 or (804) 674-2400
Laura.Southard@vdem.virginia.gov

Take These Steps to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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Take These Steps to Prepare for Hurricane Season 

North Anna Power Station Exercise Tests Security Procedures

VDEM Press Release

10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 3, 2014

CONTACT: Dawn Eischen
(804)  897-9730 or (804) 674-2400
dawn.eischen@vdem.virginia.gov

Rick Zuercher (Dominion Virginia Power)
804-273-3825
Rick.Zuercher@dom.com

Virginia will share additional information on movement of Bakken crude oil by rail - UPDATED

VDEM Press Release

10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE **UPDATED**

June 21, 2014

CONTACT: Laura Southard
(804) 674-2400
Laura.Southard@vdem.virginia.gov

Learn about the Danger of Storm Surge

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For our Ready Virginia subscribers, please consider how you can share the following important information in your communities. Consider posting this on websites, sharing by social media, sending to your email distribution lists, and printing in newsletters and other publications that reach Virginia’s residents and visitors. Thank you for helping us spread the word about the serious danger of storm surge.

Surry Power Station will test emergency alert sirens June 11

VDEM Press Release

10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 4, 2014

CONTACT: Dawn Eischen
(804)  897-9730 or (804) 674-2400
dawn.eischen@vdem.virginia.gov

Local and state agencies, Dominion will hold June 3 dress rehearsal for upcoming radiological exercise

VDEM Press Release

10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 29, 2014

CONTACT: Dawn Eischen
(804)  897-9730 or (804) 897-6510
dawn.eischen@vdem.virginia.gov

Governor McAuliffe Urges Citizens to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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Commonwealth of Virginia
Office of Governor Terry McAuliffe

For Immediate Release
May 22, 2014

Contact:
Brian Coy
Office of the Governor
(804) 225-4260
Brian.Coy@Governor.Virginia.Gov

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