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
July 4, 2006
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency would like to remind disaster victims impacted by heavy rain and flooding to report damages to their local emergency management agencies. Contact information can be found in your local telephone directory.
July 4, 2006
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Homeowners, renters, and business owners in Monroe, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties can now apply for disaster aid by calling the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) toll-free registration number at 1-800-621-FEMA (1-800-621-3362). Those who are hearing and speech impaired may call TTY 1-800-462-7585. Affected residents should begin calling tomorrow, July 5th. Phone lines are open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 12 a.m. EDT.
June 30, 2006
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding and mudslides that began on June 23, 2006, and continuing.