Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Allison (DR-1383)

Incident period: June 15, 2001 to June 23, 2001
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 21, 2001

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 10, 2001
News Release
Warminster, PA -- Federal and state disaster assistance programs have disbursed nearly $11.5 million to homeowners, renters and business owners in Berks, Bucks and Montgomery counties affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Allison in June.
August 10, 2001
News Release
Warminster, PA -- Just one week remains for individuals and businesses in Berks, Bucks and Montgomery County designated for individual assistance to apply for state and federal aid to replace losses from the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Allison in June. The deadline to register for disaster assistance is Monday, August 20, 2001. This is our last effort to reach out to any disaster victims who still haven't registered," said Karen Critchfield, of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and commonwealth coordinating officer for the disaster recovery.
August 6, 2001
News Release
Warminster, PA -- If you haven't yet applied for disaster assistance, you have just two more weeks to call to register. Homeowners, renters and business owners in Berks, Bucks and Montgomery counties affected by the flooding from Tropical Storm Allison should register as soon as possible by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free registration line, 1-800-462-9029. The registration hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. FEMA also operates a special TTY number for hearing- or speech-impaired applicants: 1-800-462-7585.
August 1, 2001
News Release
Warminster, PA -- More than $2.4 million is on its way to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the replacement of a commuter railroad bridge washed away by flooding in June, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) reopened normal service on the heavily traveled Lansdale-Doylestown R5 line as soon as the bridge was finished on July 23.
July 25, 2001
News Release
» Tropical Storm Allison Photographs Warminster, PA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is fast-tracking funding for a railroad bridge destroyed by flooding associated with Tropical Storm Allison.
July 17, 2001
News Release
Warminster, PA -- Federal and state disaster recovery programs have disbursed more than $8.7 million to residents of Berks, Bucks and Montgomery counties to date. "Checks for disaster housing have gone out to nearly 1,500 eligible homeowners, and renters affected by flooding from Tropical Storm Allison," said Pete Martinasco, of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), federal coordinating officer for the disaster recovery. The breakdown is as follows:

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