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

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

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 3, 2003
News Release
Harrisburg, PA -- In only six days since Chester County was declared eligible for federal and state assistance, the first disaster housing grants have gone out to families affected by Tropical Storms Henri and Isabel, according to disaster recovery officials. President Bush declared the county a disaster area on Sept. 26.
October 2, 2003
News Release
Harrisburg, PA -- State and federal disaster recovery officials will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) for Chester County residents who sustained property damage in the severe storms and flooding associated with Tropical Storms Henri and Isabel.
September 30, 2003
News Release
» Individuals And Household Fact Sheet Harrisburg, PA - A special toll-free telephone number is in operation for people affected by Tropical Storms Henri and Isabel to apply for disaster assistance. The number can be used to register for a wide range of state, federal and voluntary agency disaster assistance, according to federal and state officials.
September 27, 2003
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs For Pennsylvania Disaster Recovery Washington, DC -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Pennsylvania to help families and businesses in Chester County recover from the effects of a series of storms that began early last week.


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