Working to Protect People, Property and Our Communities
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Also, visit Ready Virginia to learn about three simple steps you can take to make sure you and your family are safe and prepared for hurricanes. [opens in a new window]
Visit the Department of Environmental Quality's Web site for the latest information on the drought affecting Virginia. [opens in a new window]
- The 2008 edition of the Virginia Emergency Services and Disaster Laws is now available for download. [781kb PDF]
- Virginia has allocated $23.4 million in State Homeland Security Grant Program funds.
- Norfolk Southern is hosting a free training event on Sept. 19, focusing on transportation-related emergency preparedness and response. Find out more.
- Information about the 2008 Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference and Expo is now available in the Newsoom's Conferences and Events section.
- Gov. Tim Kaine declared a state of emergency last Thursday to prepare for and respond to the effects of Tropical Storm Hanna. Read more in the Sept. 10, 2008 EM Update.