Federal Emergency Management Agency
Sources tell KYW Newsradio that hard-hit towns have compiled more than $20 million in infrastructure damage and cleanup costs, which meets a FEMA threshold for providing assistance.
Gov. Chris Christie says more than 300 homes have now been acquired by the state under a post-Superstorm Sandy buyout program.
Volunteer firefighter numbers have been dwindling over the years in Bucks County, so a recruitment drive is now underway to try to get a younger generation interested in giving back to their communities.
But starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.
Corbett toured a section Blue Bell, Pa. where Peco crews were working to fix downed power lines, and he urged those without electricity to be patient.
A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map that dates back nearly fifteen years puts the playhouse and its highly anticipated expansion in a high-risk flood zone.
Senator Bob Casey is pushing for legislation that would roll back some changes that were mandated in flood insurance reform that was enacted by Congress last year.
Many in Sandy-ravaged sections of New Jersey are complaining, one year after the superstorm, that they’re still waiting on promised state and federal help.
FEMA, Amtrak police, and the Red Cross were among the many agencies who set up information booths inside the main lobby at the 30th Street train station.
A major storm could cause a business to close its doors for good. But even those able to recover may suffer.
Lessons learned from past storms have resulted in stricter building codes and other requirements on the federal, state, and local levels.
Philadelphia firefighters are part of a task force helping out a neighboring state in distress, following the hurricane that rampaged through harder hit areas, including New York.
A federal disaster declaration is now in place for three South Jersey counties ravaged by summer storms on June 30th.
Homeowners, renters and business owners in Philadelphia have been made eligible for federal assistance to help recover from the affects of Tropical Storm Lee, which inundated the area with rain and flood waters earlier this month.