Pennsylvania Tropical Depression Ivan (DR-1557)

Incident period: September 17, 2004 to October 1, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 19, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 15, 2004
News Release
HARRISBURG-A public meeting is planned for homeowners, renters and business owners to address continuing misconceptions about flood insurance. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m., Monday, Oct. 18, at the Hampton High School Auditorium, 2929 McCulley Road in Allison Park.
October 14, 2004
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is using technology to make it easier to apply for disaster assistance. In addition to registering by phone, residents of federal disaster areas may now apply online for assistance as well as find valuable recovery information at http://www.fema.gov.
October 14, 2004
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- State and federal officials announce the opening of a roving Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Crawford County to assist individuals and business owners who suffered losses and damages from September tropical storms. The Disaster Recovery Center will be at the following location:
October 14, 2004
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about the various assistance programs. Misinformation can hinder someone who is on the road to recovery. According to state and federal officials, the best way for disaster victims to obtain accurate information is to call the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) teleregistration line during evening or weekend hours. (See number below). Some facts disaster victims should know:
October 13, 2004
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- State and federal officials are extending the operation of the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Allegheny County to further assist individuals and business owners who suffered losses and damages from September tropical storms. The Disaster Recovery Center is at the following location: ALLEGHENY County Community College of Allegheny Co. Physical Education Building 845 Ridge Ave. Pittsburgh
October 12, 2004
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- State and federal officials are extending the operation of the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Washington County to further assist individuals and business owners who suffered losses and damages from tropical depressions Frances and Ivan. The Disaster Recovery Center is at the following location:

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