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Video Update on Hurricane Sandy, October 29th, 2012

Governor O’Malley provides an update on Hurricane Sandy and encourages Marylanders to stay inside and off the roads–except for emergency and essential personnel. Due to the storm, early voting has been cancelled for tomorrow. State government will also be closed, except for essential personnel. WMATA and MTA have suspended all service for tomorrow. For safety  Read the Rest…

Video Update on Hurricane Sandy, October 29th, 2012

Governor O’Malley updates Marylanders on Hurricane Sandy and encourages everyone to stay home and off the roads. The storm is intensifying and becoming more violent. For safety tips and updates, please visit this site and follow @MDMEMA on Twitter. Also, be sure to tune in at 10AM for another update from the state operations center.  Read the Rest…

A Young Marylander Making a Difference, October 1st, 2012

Ken Mallette, Maryland Emergency Management Agency September 1st marked the beginning of National Preparedness Month, a FEMA initiative started in 2004 to encourage citizens to Pledge to Prepare. Across the nation, emergency managers and first responders have looked for creative and new ways to encourage the public to prepare. This year, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency  Read the Rest…

Video Message from Governor O’Malley on the Storm Recovery, July 1st, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications We wanted to share this video update from Governor Martin O’Malley on the power restoration efforts in Maryland. In the video, the Governor encourages Marylanders to look out for one another and asks people with power and air conditioning to open up their homes to friends and family without  Read the Rest…

‘Sailing’ Safely, June 21st, 2012

By Ken Mallette, MEMA Director Last week, we kicked off the international bicentennial celebrations of the War of 1812. And while we all heard about the great events, one of the lesser-known stories about this celebration was the historic collaboration among local, state, federal and even non-government partners to help keep Marylanders and visitors safe.  Read the Rest…

Governor O’Malley Announces Kenneth J. Mallette as Executive Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, April 25th, 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD –Governor Martin O’Malley today announced the appointment of Kenneth J. Mallette as Executive Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA). “Our most solemn obligation as public servants is to ensure the safety of our people,” said Governor O’Malley. “I am pleased that Ken has chosen to step up and serve as we  Read the Rest…

Maryland Meta-Leadership Summit for Preparedness, July 16th, 2009

As Prepared Thank you Doug, and everyone with the Casey Foundation, and thank you to today’s other partners – the CDC Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the National Preparedness Leadership Initiative, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Thanks especially to all of you for choosing to be here today, and for choosing to  Read the Rest…

Witt Report Announcement, January 15th, 2009

Good morning.  As we begin, I want to thank James Lee Witt and everyone with JLWA for their outstanding work on the report we are releasing today, and for their help and guidance these last two years.  Their counsel has been truly invaluable to us as we’ve worked so hard together to ensure that our  Read the Rest…