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Shapiro Administration Reminds Motorists about the Dangers of Flooding, Urges Them to Never Drive through Flooded Roadways

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) urge motorists to never drive through flooded roadways.

Shapiro Administration Underscores Importance of Preparedness for Older Pennsylvanians During National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and we encourage citizens to think about preparedness for older adults.

Shapiro Administration Works with Local Communities to Secure Millions in Federal Funding for Vital Hazard Mitigation Projects

PEMA, DCED, City of Philly Worked Together to Secure More Than $100 Million to Prevent Future Flooding

Pennsylvania Task Force 1 Team Members Deploy to Hawaii to Support Federal Search and Rescue Efforts

Two members of PA Task Force 1 will deploy today to Maui, Hawaii, as part of a 28 member Federal Emergency Management Agency Urban Search and Rescue Incident Support Team.  

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis Convenes Pennsylvania Emergency Management Council Meeting

Lt. Gov. Austin Davis today convened the council for its first regularly scheduled meeting of the Shapiro-Davis Administration.

Shapiro Administration Sending Disaster Support Personnel to Vermont to Assist in Recovery Efforts

Shapiro Administration to send disaster support to Vermont

Shapiro Administration Provides Heat Safety Guidance with High Temperatures Forecast Across Pennsylvania

Shapiro Administration warns of high heat and provides guidance

Shapiro Administration Continues to Support Pennsylvania Communities and Recovery Efforts After Recent Flooding

The Shapiro Administration continues to support communities across Pennsylvania after devastating flooding hit in eastern Pennsylvania.

Shapiro Administration Announces Low-interest Loans Available after Fire Destroys Shopping Center in Monroe County

Governor Josh Shapiro Secures Support for Small Businesses from Federal Government Following Fountain Court Shopping Center Fire.

Shapiro Administration Opens Multi-Agency Resource Center for Pennsylvanians Impacted by Flooding in Berks County

Governor Shapiro follows through on promise to mobilize administration and provide significant assistance in coordination with Berks County Department of Emergency Services.

Governor Shapiro Visits Lower Alsace Township in Berks County to Pledge Administration's Support as Flood Recovery Operations Continue

The governor received a briefing from local Lower Alsace Township officials and first responders and pledged his administration's full support for recovery efforts

Shapiro Administration Secures U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Declaration for Businesses Impacted by R.M. Palmer Factory Explosion

Declaration gives affected small businesses access to low-interest loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted an administrative declaration of a disaster for the businesses impacted by the R.M. Palmer factory explosion in West Reading, PA.

I-95 Update: Live Feed Up and Running Ahead of Schedule on Pa.Gov/i95Updates

The I-95 live feed is up and running ahead of schedule

The 24/7 live feed of the construction site will chart our progress and give everyone a sense of timing as we move forward.

Shapiro Administration Provides Update on I-95 Response

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The Shapiro Administration, the City of Philadelphia, and federal partners continue to respond to the partial collapse of Interstate 95.

Shapiro Administration Urges Preparedness for Potential Spring and Summer Flooding

The Shapiro Administration urges property owners to prepare for the potential of flooding during the springtime rainy season and the summer storm season in Pennsylvania.

RESOURCE OPEN HOUSE – THURSDAY – Beaver County to Host Community Resource Open House with State, Federal Agencies, and Norfolk Southern

BEAVER COUNTY, PA – Beaver County, state, and federal agencies will be on-site Thursday, March 16, to assist PA residents impacted by train derailment.

PEMA Launches Online Train Derailment Dashboard for Concerned Residents in Western Pennsylvania

PEMA has launched an online train derailment dashboard to better inform concerned residents in western Pennsylvania.

Update from PEMA Director Randy Padfield on East Palestine Train Derailment

​Harrisburg, PA – PEMA Director Randy Padfield released the following update on the East Palestine train derailment.

Pennsylvania Poultry Owners Should Take Steps Now to Protect Flocks Against Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

HARRISBURG, PA — As spring wild bird migration nears, Pennsylvania officials remind poultry owners to protect their flocks, their neighbors' flocks, and the commonwealth's economy from avian influenza.

Pennsylvania Sending Disaster Support Personnel to California

​Harrisburg, PA – Two staffers from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) are in California to assist emergency management and response personnel there after a series of storms brought devastating flooding and damage to many parts of the state.