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October 13, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Commonwealth and federal Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Chester, Cumberland, and Montgomery counties will close on Friday, October 14, according to officials from the Pennsylvania and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (PEMA and FEMA). The following three DRCs will close permanently at 7 p.m. Friday, October 14: Chester CountyChester County Government Services Center601 Westtown RoadWest Chester, PA 19380
October 13, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- If you registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) because you were affected by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee, you may receive an U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application. Even if you do not want a loan it is important to complete it so FEMA and SBA can determine what you may be eligible for.
October 12, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA hazard mitigation specialists are on hand this week at the Lowe’s home improvement store in Mechanicsburg 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 11, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A commonwealth and federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Bucks County will close on Wednesday, October 12, according to officials from the Pennsylvania and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (PEMA and FEMA). The DRC, located at the Neshaminy Mall, Route 1 and Bristol Road, Bensalem, PA 19020, will close permanently at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 12.
October 11, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA hazard mitigation specialists are on hand this week at the Lowe's home improvement store in Wilkes-Barre 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 8, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Commonwealth and Federal Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Philadelphia at the Packard Building, 111 S. 15th St., will be closed Sunday and Monday, October 9 and 10. It will reopen Tuesday, October 11. The Philadelphia County DRC at the Belfield Recreation Center, 2109 West Chew Ave., will remain open on both Sunday and Monday, Columbus Day. Its hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 9, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Columbus Day, October 10. To find other DRCs, go to www.fema.gov/drclocator.
October 8, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Fifteen counties have been designated for Public Assistance under the President's disaster declaration for Tropical Storm Lee. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) announced that Berks, Bradford, Columbia, Dauphin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Montour, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, and Wyoming Counties have been designated for Public Assistance for emergency work and the repair and replacement of disaster-damaged facilities.
October 7, 2011
Disaster Federal Register Notice
October 7, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA hazard mitigation specialists are on hand this weekend and early next week at the Lowe's home improvement store in Bloomsburg 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 6, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Showing their usual enthusiasm and skills, two teams of AmeriCorps volunteers have come to Pennsylvania at the request of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) to work on the devastation left by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. AmeriCorps members sign up for a year, deploying to serve communities wherever they are needed.

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