The Virginia Emergency Management Association (VEMA) is a statewide organization that promotes and supports the twin goals of saving lives and protecting property during times of emergencies and disasters in Virginia.

MISSION: "To promote, support and advocate for Emergency Management in the Commonwealth of Virginia."

VISION: The recognized expert and advocate for excellence in the management of emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.”

2017 Virginia Emergency Management Symposium

March 21 - 24, 2017
Williamsburg Lodge
Williamsburg, VA

Full Event Calendar

Important Updates:
Free local emergency response training offered
US Cyber Incident Coordination & Fact Sheet 
Candidate Statements for 2017


VEMS Presentations Now Available
Click below for available #VEMS16 Session Presentations! 

Fall Forum 2016 Presentations (Available soon)

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