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Pennsylvania Tropical Storms Henri and Isabel, and Related Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1497)

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Incident period: September 15, 2003 to September 23, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 26, 2003


November 17, 2003 - News Release

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Residents and business owners in Chester County who sustained disaster-related damage between Sept. 15 and Sept. 23, 2003 have only one more week to apply for federal and state assistance. Nov. 25, 2003 is the last day applications will be taken through the toll-free registration number. That also is the deadline for submitting loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property.

October 24, 2003 - News Release

Harrisburg, PA - Disaster aid continues to flow to individuals and businesses in Chester County affected by Tropical Storms Henri and Isabel, and related severe storms and flooding. More than $598,000 has been approved to date, according to disaster recovery officials.

October 24, 2003 - News Release

Harrisburgh, PA -- Flooding hit sections of Pennsylvania more than a month ago, but residents may still face serious mold problems, state and federal officials said. "You should be concerned about mold, particularly if the amount is extensive," said David M. Sanko, director of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. "If mold does develop, fixing the problem quickly is important and could save homeowners thousands in mold removal costs and potential health problems in the future," Director Sanko advises.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 267 $1,009,837.00 $635,579.11 $374,257.89
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 02:15 (Updated daily)

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