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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Hurricane Season

Satellite Image of Hurricane Isabel

Each year, many coastal communities experience heavy rains, strong winds, floods and coastal storm surges from tropical storms and hurricanes. A hurricane’s high winds may spawn tornadoes. Torrential rains cause further damage by causing floods ...


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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Know Your Zone

Know Your Zone

On June 1, 2017, Virginia launched new tiered evacuation zones for coastal Virginia developed in close cooperation with local emergency managers throughout Hampton Roads, the Northern Neck, the Middle Peninsula, and the Eastern Shore. These zones are base...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

Will you Sink or Swim?

Sink or Swim

The Gloucester County Department of Emergency Management, in partnership with DL Media created Sink or Swim, an initiative to spread awareness of drug addiction and offer resources to individuals and families that are impacted by drug use. Listen to first...

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