An Agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia

Emergency Support Team (VEST) Status: Monitoring

VEOC Activation Status: Orange

Commonwealth Awards $8,925,048 in Nationally Competitive Mitigation Grants

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…