Pennsylvania Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-1649)

Incident period: June 23, 2006 to July 10, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 30, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 21, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) want to remind residents impacted by the flooding that occurred in late-June that free legal services are available for eligible flood victims until September 28 .
September 19, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) are reminding Pennsylvania residents that the deadline to register for federal disaster assistance is right around the corner.
September 12, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated over $11 million to assist the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in repairing or rebuilding damaged infrastructure affected by the June flooding. Some of the larger projects include:
September 6, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Each September, a nationwide effort is made to encourage Americans to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and schools.  During National Preparedness Month, federal, state, and local governments, as well as non-profit organizations and voluntary agencies implement information tools to educate the public about the importance of individual and family preparedness.
September 6, 2006
News Release
]]>*/ ]]> */ HARRISBURG, Pa. -- State and federal agencies continue to provide assistance and work towards recovery for the counties affected by the storms and floods that impacted the Commonwealth in late June.
August 30, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- As Tropical Storm Ernesto threatens to bring heavy rains to Pennsylvania , the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) urge all Pennsylvanians to prepare now for potential floods. As part of their continuing recovery efforts in response to the late-June floods, FEMA and PEMA want to encourage individuals, families and businesses to consider their disaster preparedness efforts.

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