Philadelphia, PA -- Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Pennsylvania residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties following the flooding of June 15-17.
The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts as of this date.
- More than 1600 people affected by recent flooding have registered for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration line.
- Over $629,621 have been approved for Disaster Housing requests. This includes rental assistance for renters and homeowners and grants for minimal repairs.
- The U.S. Small Business Administration has approved $413,300 in low-interest long-term loans to homeowners.
- Out-of-pocket expenses paid out by disaster applicants for damages from the June 15-17 floods may be eligible for reimbursement.
- Disaster assistance is as close as a telephone. By calling toll free 1-800-462-9029, people can register for help, 8 am to 6 pm, seven days a week.
- Helpline. Applicants can check the status of their application or ask questions about assistance by calling the Helpline, 1-800-525-0321. The Helpline addresses questions and makes referrals only. It is not for initial registration.
- TTY number for both registration and helpline: 1-800-462-7585.