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Delaware Emergency Preparedness: What you need to know

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency has information on preparedness for a variety of potential man-made and natural disasters.

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Not only does Delaware border the ocean and Chesapeake Bay, but it is within 50 miles of four nuclear power plants. The state is also home to numerous chemical plants.

The state maintains a comprehensive emergency website, PrepareDE, at http://www.preparede.org covering natural and man-made emergencies.

DEMA has a comprehensive workplace safety guidelines Web center that has information about man-made disasters, such as hazardous material releases, radiological incidents, utility failures, workplace violence incidents, and robberies, as well as natural disasters, and how to evacuate, lock down, and shelter in place.

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) has specialized plans for natural, nuclear, biological, and hazardous material incidents and assists local governments with disaster preparedness and mitigation. For information, go to http://dema.delaware.gov or call 877-SAY DEMA (877-729-3362).

Notification

The Delaware Emergency Alert System (DENS) conveys emergency information via designated broadcast radio stations. ComCast places emergency information on crawls appearing on all channels of its cable television system.

Notification by phone. DENS also has an automated emergency telephone (cellular and land line) notification system to send emergency information by geographical location to listed phone numbers. Cell phone users must register for the service online at https://alertregistration.com/dema. Currently, Delaware does not have a text message emergency alert system.

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