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

September 25, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency will open a second Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Philadelphia County on Monday to help residents and business owners with their recovery from the recent storms and flooding. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available to answer questions about low interest rate loans. Opening Date:September 26, 2011 Address:Belfield Recreation Center2109 West Chew Ave.Philadelphia , PA 19138
September 24, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Renters in 27 Pennsylvania counties with losses due to Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee are eligible for federal disaster assistance. "Irene and Lee did not discriminate between homeowners and renters," said Federal Coordinating Officer Thomas J. McCool. "We're here to help everyone who is eligible for assistance -- and that definitely includes renters."
September 24, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The FEMA hazard mitigation team currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Dauphin County will continue doing so through Monday, October 3. FEMA Mitigation OutreachLowe's4000 Union Deposit RoadHarrisburg, PA 1710910:00 am to 7:00 pmNow through October 3 Originally scheduled through Monday, September 26, the team has extended its stay another week in response to homeowner demand for information that helps them build back safer, smarter and stronger.
September 23, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa.  – As Pennsylvanians return to their water-damaged homes, they come face to face with a new threat—mold. Mold can cause serious, long-term health problems. Recovery specialists urge disaster survivors to protect themselves by treating or discarding mold- and mildew-infected items. The following individuals are at higher risk for adverse health effects from molds:
September 23, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) announced that, to date, more than $47.2 million is approved for Pennsylvanians who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
September 23, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. – FEMA hazard mitigation specialists will be on hand at the Lowe’s home improvement store in Edwardsville this weekend and all next week, Monday through Saturday, 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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