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

September 15, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Many Pennsylvania residents and business owners suffered losses following recent floods. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) want those who were affected to know more about grants and low-interest loans for which they may be eligible. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about disaster assistance:
September 15, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- When disaster survivors call FEMA's 800 No. to register for disaster assistance, they may get a busy signal because of the heavy volume of calls. Widespread flood and other disasters around the country have increased the volume of people applying for federal aid.
September 14, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) announced federal aid is available to individuals who suffered damage caused by Hurricane Irene from August 26 -30, 2011. The disaster declaration for Individual Assistance was issued on September 13, 2011.
September 14, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced the opening of seven Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to help residents and business owners with their recovery from the recent storms and flooding. Centers are operating in the following locations: Wyoming CountyTunkhannock Area Administration41 Philadelphia AvenueTunkhannock, PA 18657 Bradford CountyTowanda Fire Department101 Elm St., Towanda PA 18848
September 11, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Always ask for identification if someone approaches you about your personal or business disaster losses, advises the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). If the person claims to be with a government agency they will have an official ID. It's very important not to give out personal or business information unless you are presented with an ID. If you have any questions, ask if you can call the person's office for verification.
September 4, 2011
News Release
The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.

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