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Only Seven Days Left to Apply for Disaster Assistance

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December 7, 2011
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HARRISBURG, Pa. -- December 14 -- that's the deadline to apply for losses caused by Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee. 

To register or check the status of an application already filed, call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS) should also call 1-800-621- 3362. Applicants with a speech disability or hearing loss who use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585.  For those who have a disability and need assistance, a call to FEMA will get them help.

Operators are on call seven days a week from 7 am to 10 pm.  It is also easy to register online at

Individuals who live, work, or own a business in one of the declared counties may apply: Adams, Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Chester, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Huntingdon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Union, Wyoming and York.

FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond tom recover from and mitigate all hazards.

Last Updated: 
July 8, 2017 - 10:54
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