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.”


2020 Virginia Emergency Management Symposium

March 31 - April 3, 2020
The Hotel Roanoke
Roanoke, VA

Call for Presentations


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Important Updates:
Free local emergency response training offered
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Welcome New Members!

Bristol Virginia Fire Department
Culpeper County Emergency Services
William Drewery, Virginia Department of Health - Western Tidewater Health District
Jeffrey Gossett
Bryan Rock, Stafford County