What is a regional emergency?

Posted: April 3, 2020 at 10:45 am, Last Updated: April 17, 2020 at 1:16 pm

A regional emergency is an emergency that is large enough or severe enough to impact a portion of the D.C. Metropolitan Region, Northern Virginia, or the Commonwealth of Virginia with severe disruptions to traffic, utilities, transportation. Examples include hurricanes, major snowstorms, flooding, pandemic diseases, terrorism, and regional power outages.

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