Impact Area

Key Information

Active Response: September 2, 2019 – ONGOING

State of Emergency: Full Release (09/02/2019)

News Releases

Localities

Local EOCs:

  • Accomack
  • Chesapeake
  • Franklin
  • Gloucester
  • Hampton
  • Isle of Wight
  • James City
  • Lancaster
  • Middlesex
  • Newport News
  • Norfolk
  • Northampton
  • Portsmouth
  • Poquuoson
  • Southampton
  • Suffolk
  • Virginia Beach
  • York

Local Declarations:

  • Accomack
  • Chesapeake
  • Franklin
  • Gloucester
  • Hampton
  • Isle of Wight
  • Newport News
  • Norfolk
  • Northampton
  • Portsmouth
  • Poquuoson
  • Suffolk
  • Virginia Beach
  • York

Evacuations: 

  • Portsmouth – Voluntary Evacuation of Zone A.
  • Northampton – Voluntary Evacutation of low lying areas.
  • Hampton – Voluntary Evacuation of Zone A.
  • Chesapeake – Voluntary Evacuation of Zone A.
  • Virginia Beach – Mandatory Evacuation of Sandbridge at 6 PM 9/5. Voluntary evacuation of Zone A.
  • Gloucester – Voluntary Evacuation of Zone A.
  • Norfolk – Voluntary Evacuation of Zone A.
  • Newport News – Voluntary.

Shelters:

  • Portsmouth – Norcom HS (9/5 @ 12 PM) Directions
  • Hampton – Phenix High School, Bethel High School (9/5 @ 3PM)
  • Chesapeake – Oscar Smith HS, Western Branc MS, Greenbrier MS (SN), Ches. Animal Services.
  • VA Beach – Kellam HS, Brickell Academy.
  • Norfolk – Bayview Rec (pet), Norview Hs (med), Southside STEM.

State of Emergency Declaration

Executive Order #40 (2019)

September 2

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Active Waivers

Department of Transportation

September 4  – Waiver for carriers transporting essential emergency relief supplies or providing emergency restoration of infrastructure services.

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Board of Pharmacy

September 3

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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

September 2 – Waiver of certain animal import requirements for animals evacuating Hurricane Dorian.

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Recovery

Hurricane Dorian Recovery

The VEST has initiated the damage assessment process for both private and commercial properties (individual assistance) and public response, debris removal and infrastructure damages (Public Assistance).  Initial damage assessments are due Wednesday, September 10th.

 

Individual Assistance Damage Assessment

Individual Assistance damage assessments should be performed using the Crisis Track mobile app. Crisis Track Training Video

 

Public Assistance Damage Assessment

Public Assistance damage assessments should be performed using the VirginiaPA desktop OR mobile app. Disaster Grant Portal

Hurricane Dorian Public Assistance Damage Assessment Guidance

Provides the process to submit your damages, and includes documentation tips

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Documentation Checklist for Public Assistance Damage Assessments Download PDF
How to Submit Your Damages in VirginiaPA Desktop Software Download PDF
How to Submit Your Damages using the VirginiaPA Mobile App Download PDF

For more information please contact recovery@vdem.virginia.gov