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

August 3, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on-hand to help individuals in the process of repairing their flood-damaged homes and businesses understand their mitigation options. Mitigation projects can include elevating a home or structure, anchoring a fuel tank, doing landscape stabilization, or installing an interior or exterior foundation drainage system.
August 1, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wyoming County is scheduled to close August 3, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).
July 31, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lackawanna County is scheduled to close August 2, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA).
July 29, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Mitigation experts from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be on-hand to help individuals in the process of repairing their flood-damaged homes and businesses understand their mitigation options. Mitigation projects can include elevating a home or structure, anchoring a fuel tank, doing landscape stabilization, or installing an interior or exterior foundation drainage system.
July 28, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Federal, state and local officials are helping Pennsylvania residents in need of disaster assistance after June’s storms and flooding.The following is the most recent information from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) about the ongoing recovery efforts:
July 27, 2006
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- PEMA and FEMA officials today remind Pennsylvanians of deadlines for filing Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) claims. Persons living or working in disaster-designated counties who are unable to work because of damages suffered from the June flooding may be eligible for disaster unemployment benefits. If benefits are awarded, it can mean up to 26 weeks of assistance.

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