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December 12, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- December 14 – A very important date if anyone with damage from Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee has not applied for disaster aid. Wednesday is the last day to apply. Individuals with damage who did not register are ignoring the benefits they may be eligible to receive. For example:
December 9, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- With the deadline to apply for disaster assistance less than one week away, federal assistance to Pennsylvanians who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee stands at $383.4 million. This representsdisaster aid to applicants, insurance settlements, disaster unemployment assistance, and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low interest disaster loans. The deadline to register for aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and SBA is Wednesday, December 14.
December 7, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- December 14 -- that's the deadline to apply for losses caused by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee.  To register or check the status of an application already filed, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) should also call 1-800-621- 3362. Applicants with a speech disability or hearing loss who use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585.  For those who have a disability and need assistance, a call to FEMA will get them help.
December 2, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Residents, neighbors, business owners, and visitors of Shickshinny are invited to a public meeting to be held on Thursday, December 8th.  The Shickshinny Long-Term Community Recovery team urges all interested stakeholders to bring their best ideas for rebuilding a safer, stronger, more sustainable community. The team works in partnership with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  Shickshinny suffered major damage following Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
December 2, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvanians who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee have been  approved for $348.6 million in disaster aid to individuals, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. The total to date includes the Housing Assistance, Other Needs Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loans, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) claims settled, and Disaster Unemployment Assistance.
December 1, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers for Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee are now closed, but anyone who has not registered for disaster assistance can still apply. The last day to register for assistance is December 14. To check the status of an application already filed or to get disaster recovery information, call the same toll free number used to register.
November 30, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvanians who had losses because of Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee have just two weeks left to apply for disaster assistance. The registration deadline is December 14, 2011. The deadline to submit a disaster loan application to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses is also December 14, 2011.
November 29, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The 2011 hurricane season ends officially on November 30. Once the possibilities for continued bad weather or even a federally declared disaster fade, families have time to reflect on how to be better prepared in 2012. You should already have a disaster preparedness kit on hand.
November 23, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The deadline is very near for individuals who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to apply for disaster assistance. The registration deadline is December 14, 2011. The deadline to submit a disaster loan application to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses is also December 14, 2011.
November 22, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- On Wednesday, Nov. 30, with individual assistance for damage following Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee well over the quarter billion dollar mark in federal aid approved, the FEMA/Commonwealth Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) located in Bradford, Columbia, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, and Wyoming Counties will close permanently. Their hours until they close on Nov. 30 are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The centers will not be open over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend; they will reopen on Monday and close permanently on Wednesday. 

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