Monday, September 15, 2003
Tropical Storm Henri’s pounding rain flooded the state to such a degree that meteorologists called it a once-in-five-hundred-year event. Floodwater swallowed up hundreds of homes and businesses, including 194 in the Glenville area alone. Damage across the state was valued at $16.1 million.
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Delaware Emergency Management Agency
165 Brick Store Landing Road
Smyrna, DE 19977
(302) 659-3362

Prepare Delaware

Citizen Corps

Get Involved in Preparing your Community. Citizen Corps, Homeland Security's grassroots effort, localizes preparedness messages and provides opportunities for citizens to get emergency response training; participate in community exercises; and volunteer to support local first responders. To learn more and to get involved, contact your nearest Citizen Corps Council by visiting

Delaware Citizen Corps
Smyma, DE 19977
(302) 836-1656

Last Updated: 08/20/2019