Pennsylvania Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1587)

Incident period: April 2, 2005 to April 23, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 14, 2005

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April 18, 2005
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- State and federal officials today announced the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Northampton County to assist those who suffered losses and damages from heavy rains and flooding beginning April 2, 2005. The DRC will be at the following location: Store #9 1700 Sullivan Trail Easton The center will open Wednesday April 20 at noon. Thereafter, open Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed Sundays.
April 15, 2005
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has ordered the release of federal disaster funds to help meet the recovery needs of flood-stricken families and businesses in eastern Pennsylvania.


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