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

VDEM Printable Checklists Available

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My Plan

Establish meeting places, designate emergency contacts and record medical information to prepare for any emergency.

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Supply Kit

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

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Stay Informed

It is critical that you have the most local, up-to-date information from emergency officials as well as action plans for every type of emergency.

Ready VA Checklist