Silver Jackets: Many Partners, One team


Many Partners, One Team


For More Information Contact

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District, Email, 215-656-6549

Delaware Silver Jackets

In 2014-2015 Delaware local, state, and federal representatives began taking several steps towards the formation of a Silver Jackets Team. This interagency collaboration allows for greater facilitation and communication regarding flood risk identification, risk communication, flood hazard mitigation, the promotion of sound floodplain management practices, and addressing other natural hazards that threaten Delaware.


Delaware's Silver Jackets Team is devoted to improving Delaware's flood risk reduction efforts by improving access to quality flood risk data, interagency coordination, communicating flood risk to the public, and supporting strong flood risk management programs at the federal, state, and local level.

Team Activities

  • Meet twice a year or on an as-needed basis. Use conference calls and web meetings to increase participation.
  • Provide assistance and input in the review and update the State Hazard Mitigation Plan as well as local all-hazard plans.
  • Support workshops, training and educational opportunities.
  • Support post-disaster recovery efforts.
  • Identify funding sources and grant opportunity for flood risk reduction activities.

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Participating Agencies



  • DE Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control
  • DE Department of Transportation
  • DE Emergency Management Agency


  • Kent Conservation District
  • Kent County Planning Department
  • New Castle Conservation District
  • New Castle Department of Land Use
  • Sussex Conservation District
  • Sussex County Planning and Zoning
  • University of Delaware

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports state-led Silver Jackets Teams through its Flood Risk Management Program.