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November 3, 2011
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...
November 3, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Taxpayers impacted by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee are entitled to certain forms of tax relief according to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) if you live, work or have a...
November 2, 2011
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...
November 1, 2011
REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to support local recovery efforts in...
November 1, 2011
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...
November 1, 2011
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...
October 31, 2011
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...
October 31, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- To help all members of a community recover if they had losses because of the recently declared disasters, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Pennsylvania...
October 28, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is offering agent training seminars on flood insurance in several locations across Pennsylvania.  The free seminars will cover basic...
October 28, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Federal and Commonwealth officials announced all Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be...
October 27, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Huntingdon and Monroe  counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance to help recover from the effects of Tropical Storm Lee, which...
October 26, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The FEMA Hazard Mitigation Outreach teams currently providing storm-damage repair and rebuilding advice in Lancaster and Snyder Counties will continue doing so for another week....
October 26, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- After a disaster, scam artists stay up nights thinking of ways they can defraud innocent individuals already hurting because of a storm or hurricane or other disaster. Officials at...
October 25, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Berks, Delaware, Schuylkill, and Snyder counties will close on Friday, October 28, according to officials from the Pennsylvania and Federal...
October 25, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- With just a few weeks left to apply for disaster assistance before the deadline of Nov. 14, disaster officials would like to share the top wrongly held reasons people neglect to...
October 24, 2011
REISTERSTOWN, Md. -- Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to support local recovery efforts in...
October 24, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The losses following Pennsylvania's storms and flooding last month may be magnified for the elderly. Seniors previously living on their own may be dependent on others for food,...
October 24, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- If there is one message that commonwealth and federal officials would like to share with the Pennsylvania residents recovering from the Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee...
October 22, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Many Pennsylvanians who suffered losses during Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee have already notified their insurance companies. Those same insured homeowners and renters can...
October 22, 2011
HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Pennsylvanians who registered with the American Red Cross or other organizations for disaster aid must also register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to apply...