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July 18, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- Federal and state officials have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 607 Market Street, North Tazewell (site of the old Food Lion). The facility is handicapped accessible...
July 17, 2001
Warminster, PA -- Federal and state disaster recovery programs have disbursed more than $8.7 million to residents of Berks, Bucks and Montgomery counties to date. "Checks for disaster housing have...
July 17, 2001
Warminster, PA -- A Disaster Recovery Center will be open in Reading for three days this week to help Berks County homeowners, renters and businesses affected by Tropical Storm Allison. The center...
July 17, 2001
Charleston, WV -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced the addition of Marion and Taylor counties to the twenty already declared as disaster areas in storm- and flood-ravaged...
July 16, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- As federal-state disaster recovery efforts to assist residents in hard-hit flood areas of southwestern Virginia and West Virginia gain momentum, a high-tech mobile disaster recovery...
July 15, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- Federal and state disaster officials overseeing the joint recovery effort now underway in Tazewell County said a toll-free tele-registration number is now available for eligible...
July 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for Virginia to help residents and businesses in Tazewell County recover from flooding rains that struck the area last weekend,...
July 12, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is continuing its extraordinary efforts to speed disaster assistance to flood victims in West Virginia. "I have personally spoken...
July 11, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- Homeowners, renters and businesses in Berks County who sustained losses in the recent mid-June floods may be eligible for a wide range of state and federal disaster aid programs...
July 10, 2001
Washington, DC -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today West Virginians hit by flooding in the latest severe storms are now eligible for disaster assistance. The West...
July 6, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- Berks and Montgomery counties have been granted disaster assistance by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA.)...
July 5, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- Within two weeks after President Bush declared Montgomery and Bucks counties disaster areas for the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Allison over 1,000 eligible applicants will...
July 5, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Checks for $200,389 have been sent to 115 applicants who cannot afford a loan to replace losses from the recent flooding, storms and landslides, according to state and federal...
July 4, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- After the flooding that struck June 15 thru 17, many people who called for disaster assistance were sent a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application...
July 4, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- A new Consolidated Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open on Monday, July 9th to serve people who suffered damage from the floods caused by Tropical Storm Allison on June 15 -...
July 3, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- In the aftermath of the Tropical Storm Allison flooding, commonwealth and federal officials are reminding homeowners throughout Pennsylvania that they may purchase flood insurance...
July 2, 2001
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...
July 2, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- State and federal officials in charge of disaster assistance services to residents of Bucks and Montgomery Counties who were affected by Tropical Storm Allison are concerned that...
July 2, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- As flood victims recover from the flooding, more than 1600 have registered for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance. Those who are ready to rebuild or...
July 2, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- In the confusion that often follows a disaster, half-truths and rumors about how to find help may mislead residents. According to state and federal disaster recovery officials,...

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