Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Lee (DR-4030)

Incident period: September 3, 2011 to October 15, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 12, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 6, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- If the recent storms and flooding associated with Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee affected your income, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance; however, time is running out. You can apply by calling 1-877-345-3382 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Individuals needing text telephone (TTY) can call toll free 888-334-4046. Have your Social Security number, earnings from your most recent tax year, and employment history available when you call. Filing deadlines are:
October 6, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency will open a Disaster Recovery Center in Berks County Friday, October 7, to help residents and business owners with their recovery from the recent storms and flooding. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will also be available to answer questions about low interest rate disaster loans. Opening Date:October 7, 2011 Address:Spring Township Fire Department2301 Monroe Ave.West Lawn, PA 19609
October 6, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Senior citizens who receive disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will not lose their Social Security benefits nor have their benefits cut. "A FEMA grant does not add to a senior's taxable income, as long as the grant is given as assistance to recover from a disaster," said Commonwealth Coordinating Officer John Forr of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). "Seniors will not have to sacrifice any part of their Social Security benefits."
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.
October 6, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The deadline is nearing for residents and business owners who had damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee to apply for disaster assistance. The registration deadline is November 14, 2011. The deadline to submit a disaster loan application to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses is also November 14, 2011.
October 5, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Outreach team currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Lycoming County will continue doing so through Wednesday, October 12. FEMA Mitigation OutreachLowe's701 Loyalsock Ave.Montoursville, PA 1775410:00 am to 7:00 pmNow through October 12 Originally scheduled through Wednesday, October 5, the team has extended its stay another week in response to homeowner demand for information that helps them build back safer, smarter and stronger.

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