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Pennsylvania Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1538)

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Incident period: July 27, 2004 to August 25, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 06, 2004


December 2, 2004 - News Release

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania homeowners, renters and business owners in Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties who suffered damage or loss because of the summer storms between July 27 and Aug. 25 have one week left to apply for federal disaster assistance.

October 2, 2004 - News Release

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania residents who incurred damage from the storms and flooding that began on August 1, 2004, have until October 5 to register for assistance with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

August 30, 2004 - News Release

ESSINGTON, Pa. -- Federal and state disaster officials remind Pennsylvanians that Sept. 9, 2004 is the deadline for filing Disaster Unemployment Assistance claims for Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties. Persons living or working in a disaster-designated county whose jobs have been affected by severe storms and flooding that began Aug. 1 may be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits. If benefits are awarded, it can mean up to 26 weeks of assistance.

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 6,001 $9,961,967.69 $7,947,412.69 $2,014,555.00
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 02:00 (Updated daily)

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