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Press Release Distribution

Press releases are typically distributed via e-mail and posted on the MEMA Home page (see News section) the complete news release library and this site. Depending on the subject matter, they will also be posted on different areas of the MEMA web site.

During an emergency, Press Releases and Fact Sheets are distributed via e-mail and posted on the MEMA Home page (News section) and the Maine Prepares main page. Urgent information will also be posted on and may additionally be distributed via the Maine Citizen Alert system.

Press Releases and Media Advisories are distributed via e-mail to a large list of recipients. If e-mail is unavailable, press releases will be distributed via FAX to all television stations, daily newspapers and wire services, at a minimum.

We recommend that you subscribe through's press release service to receive MEMA and other State Government press releases via e-mail, text alerts and RSS. To receive all MEMA news, please choose both DVEM/MEMA and Maine Emergency Management Agency news. You can also elect to receive Citizen Alerts from

When a federal disaster has been declared in the State of Maine, all disaster-related releases and other published information will be available on the FEMA web site.


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Last update: 09/13/11