Pennsylvania Hurricane Sandy (DR-4099)

Incident period: October 26, 2012 to November 8, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 10, 2013
PEMA Commonwealth Coordinating Officer John Forr, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Tom McCool and WHP-TV 21 CBS Chief Meteorologist Tom Russell at the PEMA-FEMA joint field office in Harrisburg
NHRA World Champion Bruce Larson records PEMA-FEMA PSA
WPMT-TV 43 Fox Meteorologist MaryEllen Pann records PEMA-FEMA PSA

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 24, 2013
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Hurricane Sandy Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation briefings for designated counties in Pennsylvania began this week, according to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). A briefing for Potter County officials will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24 in Coudersport. DATE: Thursday, Jan. 24 TIME: 6 p.m. LOCATION: Gunzburger Building 1 N. Main St. (Water St. entrance)
January 23, 2013
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Public Assistance briefing is scheduled for Somerset County, according to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Somerset County, 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24  Somerset County Department of Emergency Services 100 E. Union St. Somerset, PA 15501
January 18, 2013
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Hurricane Sandy Public Assistance briefings have been scheduled for 15 counties in Pennsylvania, according to the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Initial meetings are scheduled for Bedford, Bucks, Cameron, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Potter, Somerset and Sullivan counties. The following is a list of dates, times and locations for the applicant briefings: 
January 17, 2013
News Release
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Montgomery County has been added to the Public Assistance (PA) declaration for Hurricane Sandy recovery in Pennsylvania, according to officials from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). This announcement makes categories A-G of the federal Public Assistance program available to eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County.
January 10, 2013
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
January 10, 2013
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Pennsylvania to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Sandy during the period of Oct. 26 to Nov. 8, 2012.

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