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For a list of school closures, road closures, and after the storm information, please visit: governor.delaware.gov/information/after_sandy.shtml

State of Emergency Information

 

10/31/12

Markell Ends State of Emergency For Sandy

 

10/30/12

Post-Storm, Gov. Markell Removes Formal Driving Warnings - Limited State of Emergency will Stay in Place to Help Keep Shelters Open and Flooded Areas Safe

FIFTH MODIFICATION OF DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY ENDING THE STATE OF EMERGENCY IN NEW CASTLE AND KENT COUNTIES

Markell Scales Back Driving Restrictions
Level 2 Driving Restriction Reduced to Level 1 Driving Warning; Evacuation Areas Remain In Effect, And Entry Will Be Denied, While Flooding Is Assessed

FOURTH MODIFICATION OF DECLARATION OF
STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE STATE OF DELAWARE
IMPLEMENTING A LEVEL 1 DRIVING WARNING
AND REAFFIRMING THAT EVACUEES SHOULD NOT RETURN
TO EVACUATION AREAS UNTIL INSTRUCTED TO DO SO

 

10/29/12

Restricciones de Manejo en Delaware Inician el Lunes a las 5 a.m.

 

10/28/12

THIRD MODIFICATION OF DECLARATION OF
STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE STATE OF DELAWARE IMPLEMENTING LEVEL 2 DRIVING RESTRICTIONS - Delaware Driving Restrictions Begin at 5 AM on Monday - posted 10/28/12

Línea Directa para información sobre el Huracán Sandy - (800) 464-4357

Delaware Institutes Level One Driving Warning as Sandy Approaches - Motorists Encouraged to Stay Off Roads for Non-Emergency Reasons -  State Offices will Be Closed on Monday  

GOVERNOR MARKELL STRENGTHENS STATE OF EMERGENCY
BUSINESSES IN MANDATORY EVACUATION AREAS MUST BE CLOSED BY 6:00 PM

El GOBERNADOR MARKELL REFUERZA los NEGOCIOS de ESTADO DE EXCEPCION EN AREAS
OBLIGATORIAS de EVACUACION DEBEN SER
CERRADOS POR 6:00 P.M.

FIRST MODIFICATION OF THE DECLARATION OF
A STATE OF EMERGENCY
FOR THE STATE OF DELAWARE AND  
MANDATORY EVACUATION OF COASTAL AND LOW-LYING AREAS - Modified 10/28/12

 

10/27/12

Governor Markell Issues Limited State of Emergency - Mandatory Evacuation Order to Include Residents in Areas Most at Risk

EVACUATION AREAS

In accordance with Paragraph 1 of this Order, persons located in the following areas (“Evacuation Areas”) are subject to mandatory evacuation beginning on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. All such persons shall be evacuated no later than Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

Sussex County

Sussex County Delaware Bay Communities

Slaughter Beach
Prime Hook Beach
Broadkill Beach
Lewes Beach, east of the Rehoboth Lewes canal

Sussex County Ocean Coastal Communities

Flood-prone areas within ¾ of a mile of the coast in the following communities:
Henlopen Acres
Rehoboth Beach
Dewey Beach
North Bethany
Bethany Beach
South Bethany
Fenwick Island

Sussex County Inland Bay Communities

Areas surrounding the Rehoboth Bay, Indian River and Little Assawoman Bay
Flood-prone areas south of Route 24 (John J. Williams Highway) including Angola, Long Neck and Oak Orchard
Flood-prone areas along Route 26 (Vines Creek Road and Atlantic Avenue)
Flood-prone areas along Route 54 (Lighthouse Road)

Sussex County Western Communities

Flood-prone areas in close proximity to the Nanticoke and Broad Creek Rivers
Kent County
Woodland Beach
Pickering Beach, including any homes east of 799 Pickering Beach Rd.
Kitts Hummock Beach, and all addresses above 2123 Kitts Hummock Rd.
Bowers Beach, including any homes east of Old Bowers Rd.
South Bowers Beach
Big Stone Beach
Bennetts Pier
Port Mahon Rd., any address above 900

Kent County

Kent County Delaware Bay Communities:

Woodland Beach
Pickering Beach, including any homes east of 799 Pickering Beach Rd.
Kitts Hummock Beach, and all addresses above 2123 Kitts Hummock Rd.
Bowers Beach, including any homes east of Old Bowers Rd.
South Bowers Beach
Big Stone Beach
Bennetts Pier
Port Mahon Rd., any address above 900

 

New Castle County

New Castle County, City of New Castle:

Washington Park Subdivision
Dobbinsville
From the Delaware River to Fourth Street
Penn Valley subdivision
Buttonwood subdivision

New Castle County, City of Delaware City:

All houses east of Second Street
The 100 block of Fifth Street
All of Delaware City Mobile Home Park
All of Polktown

Other New Castle County Coastal Communities:

Town of Port Penn
Augustine Beach
Bayview Beach
Any residences South of Augustine Beach and East of Silver Run Road/Route 9

New Castle County Evacuation Map

Kent County Evacuation Map

Sussex County Evacuation Map

Storm Related News Releases

 

10/31/12

As Storm Cleanup Begins, Biden Reminds Delawareans to Be Aware of Home Improvement Scams

10/30/12

State of Delaware Workers are to Report to Work On Wednesday October 31, 2012

DELAWARE PUBLIC HEALTH:  DRINKING WATER SAFETY
FREE TEST KITS AVAILABLE FOR PRIVATE WELLS

DPH: Prevent Injuries and Illness During Sandy Clean Up

Two Emergency Shelters to Close

Governor Markell Surveying Damage, Thanking Workers

Delaware Public Health:  Safe Flood Clean Up Guidelines

 

10/29/12

State Offices CLOSED on Tuesday, October 30

Status of New Indian River Inlet Bridge

DELAWARE PUBLIC HEALTH Call Center:  Storm Recovery Support Line Opens Tuesday 12:00 P.m. (NOON)

Hurricane Sandy - Sussex County, DE EOC Update #6

Hurricane Sandy - Sussex County, DE EOC Update #5

Hurricane Sandy - Sussex County, DE EOC Update #4

Hurricane Sandy - Sussex County, DE EOC Update #3

Hurricane Sandy - Sussex County, DE EOC Update #2

 

10/28/12  

Línea Directa para información sobre el Huracán Sandy - (800) 464-4357

“THE DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS FOR NEW CASTLE COUNTY IS CANCELLING ELECTION OFFICER TRAINING CLASSES FOR
MONDAY AND TUESDAY,” ACCORDING TO MR. ANTHONY
ALBENCE, THE DEPARTMENT’S DIRECTOR.

 

Delaware National Guard Continues Preparation

 

Animal Owners Should Prepare For Storm Now

 

Red Cross shelters will open at noon

 

 

10/27/12

 

Residents Going to Red Cross Shelters Must Bring Adequate Supplies

 

Sussex County EOC Statement: Delaware governor orders evacuation of coastal areas in Sussex County ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Delaware State Police Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

DPH Opens Two Medical Needs Shelters

 

DPH Urges Delawareans: Prepare For Flooding From Sandy

 

10/26/12 News Posts

Consumer Alert: Commissioner Stewart Encourages

Delawareans to Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

DelDOT is preparing for a possible major storm

 

Troopers Continue Preparations for TS/Hurricane Sandy

 

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facilities, Delaware State Parks will close at 5 p.m. Sunday Oct. 28 until further notice for expected storm

 

The Delaware Department of Insurance Re-Schedules Public Information Sessions Scheduled For October 30th

Sussex County EOC Hurricane Sandy Video Update #1

Horses can be sheltered at Delaware State Fairgrounds

 

 

10/25/12 News Posts

 

Prepare Now for Hurricane Sandy - 10/25/12

 

 

 

Disaster Preparedness Information

www.delawarecitizencorps.org

www.prepareDE.org

Ready.gov

Listo.gov

Weather in Delaware

Power Outage Websites

- Delmarva Power

- Delaware Electric Coop

- City of Dover Electric

- City of Newark

 




Last Updated: Friday, 02-Nov-2012 12:27:21 EDT
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