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Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Lee (DR-4030)

Incident period: September 03, 2011 to October 15, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 12, 2011


May 10, 2013 - News Release

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Community leaders from areas hit hard by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee met in Sayre on Saturday, April 27, 2013 to discuss best practices, challenges and objectives for moving forward as their towns continue to rebuild. The collaboration is an initiative to keep local organizations strong and growing in the direction of continued recovery.   

March 1, 2013 - News Release

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- More than $3.2 million has been awarded to fund a hazard mitigation project in Springfield Township, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.

December 27, 2012 - Blog entry

A bridge is one of those things that can so easily be taken for granted. Even one that we may rely on to cut our day-to-day work commute in half, or allows us more frequent trips to the grocery store, after a while, can seem like an assumed part of life. But when these critical conduits are lost, as was the case when Hurricane Irene devastated parts of Forkston, a township near the northeast corner of Pennsylvania, the significance of these vital crossings is more fully realized.          

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [Pennsylvania Tropical Storm Lee (DR-4030)]

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 25,406 $103,559,000.71 $93,831,158.58 $9,727,842.13
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:04 (Updated daily)

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $146,982,136.41 $23,010,375.05 $119,517,914.36
Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 05:56 (Updated daily)

Related Links

Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Pennsylvania, FEMA-4030-DR (PDF 21KB)