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

June 28, 2001
News Release
Philadelphia, PA -- To further help individuals and businesses affected by recent storms and flooding in Bucks , and Montgomery counties, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) will open two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) beginning Tuesday, June 26, 2001. Old "Home Place" Store Center Square Shopping Center Street (Rt. 132) and Norristown Roads Warminster, Pennsylvania 18974
June 26, 2001
News Release
Warminster, PA -- The Disaster Housing program, administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is working to ensure that all flood victims have safe, sanitary and secure housing. "We want to make sure that no Pennsylvanian is without livable shelter because of the recent floods," said Pete Martinasco, Federal Coordinating Officer for the Pennsylvania floods. "The housing program can offer alternatives to people who have been unable to make their own arrangements for temporary housing."
June 22, 2001
News Release
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for Pennsylvania to help residents and businesses in the counties of Bucks and Montgomery recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Allison, according to the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). FEMA Director Joe M. Allbaugh said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Bush. The declaration covers damage to private property from the storm that occurred over the period of June 15-17.

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