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Emergency Support Team (VEST) Status: Monitoring

VEOC Activation Status: Orange


Media Requests
This page serves as an archive for all official News Releases issued by VDEM. For media requests please contact the Communications Division.

RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced today the receipt of pre-disaster funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). These awards were received under the Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) and Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funding from the FY 2019 competitive cycle.

RICHMOND – Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) are closely monitoring the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Elsa…