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These resources can help you be prepared and locate important emergency information.

Emergency Notification

  • Delaware Emergency Notification System (DENS) - CodeRED FREE reverse-911 system that calls your phone to notify you of an emergency. Register multiple phone numbers.

  • Smart911 FREE - create a Safety Profile for your household with information you want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency. Especially valuable for those with medical conditions, seniors, pets and service animals, and functional or access needs.

Agency Links

Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA)

A division within the Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), DEMA is the lead state agency that supports local counties through coordination of comprehensive emergency preparedness, training, response, recovery, and mitigation services to save lives, protect Delaware's economic base, and reduce the impact of emergencies.

County Emergency Management

County-level information about disaster preparedness and emergency planning.

Providing in-depth guidance about disaster preparation and resources to keep you informed before, during, and after an emergency. Follow on Facebook for updates about preparedness and area events.

Delaware Department of Transportation

The lead state agency overseeing transportation on land, sea, and air.

Delmarva American Red Cross

Disaster response (most often for home fires), support for military members and their families, life-saving training courses, the collection and distribution of blood and blood products, support for international issues, meaningful volunteer opportunities, and so much more.

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA Region III works closely with the emergency management agencies of the District of Columbia, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.