Pennsylvania Hurricane Irene (DR-4025)

Incident period: August 26, 2011 to August 30, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 3, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 3, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA hazard mitigation specialists will be on hand this week at the Lowe's home improvement store in Hazleton to provide information about ways to rebuild or remodel that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters.  They also will be there to answer questions about FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program. Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task - but, with the right information, homeowners can build back safer, smarter and stronger.
October 1, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvania residents do not need to face the aftermath of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee alone; disaster assistance is just a phone call away.
September 30, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Some individuals who registered for federal disaster assistance due to Hurricane Irene and/or Tropical Storm Lee may not qualify for aid. An appeals process, however, can ensure those affected by the storms will receive all benefits to which they are legally eligible. Appeals must be made in writing and sent by mail or faxed to FEMA within 60 days of the date of the letter of determination.  The appeal should include new or missing information, documents and damage repair estimates that support the appeal request. Mail appeals to:
September 30, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Se aprobaron más de $76.7 millones de dólares para los residentes de Pennsylvania que sufrieron daños debido al Huracán Irene y la Tormenta Tropical Lee, anunció la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) y la Agencia para el Manejo de Emergencias de Pennsylvania (PEMA, por sus siglas en inglés). La Agencia Federal para el Desarrollo de la Pequeña Empresa (SBA, por sus siglas en inglés) aprobó $2.5 millones de dólares en préstamos por desastre con baja tasa de interés.
September 29, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Property owners and renters who suffered damage from storms and floods caused by Hurricane Irene during the period Aug. 26-30, 2011 and/or Tropical Storm Lee beginning on Sept. 3, 2011, may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) even if they have insurance policies. “FEMA may be able to help you if you are underinsured or if your insurance policy does not cover some of your disaster-related expenses or losses” said Federal Coordinating Officer Thomas J. McCool. “So take the first step and apply with FEMA.”
September 29, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA hazard mitigation specialists are on hand this week at the Lowe’s home improvement store in Sayre to provide information about ways to rebuild or remodel that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters. They also will be there to answer questions about FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program. Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task – but, with the right information, homeowners can build back safer, smarter and stronger.

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