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2016-09-02 20:16 - News Release

PHILADELPHIA – In late August 2011, Hurricane Irene caused destruction and flooding across the eastern United States, including historic levels of flooding in communities across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Within a weeks time, Tropical Storm Lee would move through many of those same communities, bringing additional flooding to communities still responding to the aftermath of Irene.

2011-09-04 04:00 - News Release

WASHINGTON–The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents in coastal and inland areas around the Gulf of Mexico to continue to closely monitoring Tropical Storm Lee and be prepared for severe weather including severe rain, flooding and tornadoes.  Visit www.Ready.gov or www.Listo.gov to learn how to prepare for these and other hazards. 

2011-09-04 04:00 - News Release

The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.

2011-08-30 04:00 - News Release

The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane Irene. FEMA, through our regional offices in Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, New York City, NY, Atlanta, GA, and our Caribbean Area Office in Puerto Rico, have been in close contact and coordination with the states and territories that have been affected.

2011-08-29 04:00 - 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 emergency disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

2011-08-29 04:00 - News Release

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement the commonwealth and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Irene beginning on August 26, 2011, and continuing.