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

November 3, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- FEMA Hazard Mitigation Specialists are on hand at Lowe's home improvement stores in Lancaster, Plymouth Meeting, Sinking Spring, and Willow Grove today through Monday to provide information about ways to rebuild or remodel that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters.  They also are 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.
November 3, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa.
November 2, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Outreach teams currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Snyder and Philadelphia Counties will continue doing so for another week. Originally scheduled through Monday, October 31, the teams’ stays have been extended in response to homeowner interest in information that helps them build back safer, smarter and stronger. They will be at the following Lowe’s from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 2, through Monday, November 7 (The teams are not at Lowe’s stores on Tuesdays):
November 1, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvanians who suffered losses because of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee have been approved for more than $229 million in disaster relief, announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA). Commonwealth Coordinating Officer John Forr said, "The figures show how extensive the damage to homes and businesses in Pennsylvania has been. We are continuing to encourage anyone who had disaster losses to register with FEMA and/or with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)."
November 1, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Children can be particularly vulnerable to the stressful effects of a disaster. They may suffer from anxiety because of disaster losses and the upheaval of family life. Most children bounce back quickly with social support and the aid of their families, but it is important to be aware of your child's reaction to stress and anxiety and to seek additional help if necessary. Officials of the Pennsylvania and Federal Emergency Management Agencies (PEMA and FEMA) recommend that children's caregivers be alert to signs of trouble and how to handle them.
October 31, 2011
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Survivors of the storms and flooding that ravaged central and eastern Pennsylvania have only two weeks left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for disaster assistance. The deadline to register is November 14, 2011.

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