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FEMA Selects Maxwell Hahn for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency welcomes Maxwell Hahn from Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2019-2020 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC).

FEMA’s Community Rating System Program Rewards Flood Risk Reduction

PHILADELPHIAFlooding is the most common and costly disaster in the United States. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. With 98% of counties in the entire United States having experienced a flood and just one inch of water causing up to $25,000 in damage, communities across the country must make tough decisions about protecting lives and property from flooding.

FEMA to Evaluate Emergency Preparedness in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station in Middletown, Pennsylvania.

Prepare Now for Extreme Cold and Possible Winter Weather

PHILADELPHIA – As officials from the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III monitor the incoming cold front, residents across the Mid-Atlantic are encouraged to prepare for extreme cold temperatures and pote

Philadelphia Community Engagement Summit Highlights City Strengths for National Pilot Program

PHILADELPHIA – As a city of neighborhoods, Philadelphia is made up of a diverse group of communities with different needs, strengths, and abilities. When it comes to emergency preparedness, connecting residents, local officials, non-profits, and more to one another can improve each community’s resilience as much as practical efforts to reduce the risk of hazards such as fire or severe weather.

Programas de asistencia federal para la recuperación por desastre para el estado libre asociado de Pennsylvania

A continuación un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que pueden estar disponibles según la necesidad y autorización bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para el estado libre asociado de Pennsylvania.

Asistencia para el gobierno estatal y local según se requiera:

El presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba una declaración por desastre para Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON – La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal está disponible para el estado libre asociado de Pennsylvania para complementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales y locales en el área impactada por severas tormentas e inundaciones del 10 al 15 de agosto de 2018. 

 

Federal Aid Programs for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Assistance for Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement Commonwealth, and eligible tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms and flooding on August 10 to August 15, 2018.

FEMA Awards Pennsylvania over $60 million to Help First Responders in 2018

PHILADELPHIA – Our firefighters, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responders, and State Fire Academies work hard every day to keep our communities safe. They rely on equipment, training, and resources to make sure that when there is an emergency, such as a building fire or medical emergency, they can respond quickly and efficiently.