HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Two more Pennsylvania counties have been approved for federal disaster relief after the remnants of Ida moved through the state, according to Gov. Tom Wolf.
President Joe Biden approved federal funding and services for people living in Bedford and Northampton Counties. The funds will come from FEMA.READ MORE: Eagles RT Lane Johnson Announces His Return, Opens Up About Mental Health
Earlier this month, the White House approved the same disaster funds for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York counties.READ MORE: Maurice Hill, Man Accused Of Shooting 6 Philadelphia Police Officers During 2019 Standoff, To Begin Trial Monday
“This terrible storm had a significant impact on the entire commonwealth. Thanks to the thorough work of state, federal and local officials to assess damages, more counties are now eligible for much-needed federal assistance,” Gov. Wolf said. “As Pennsylvanians continue to recover from the storm’s impact, this financial support will undoubtedly help even more individuals and households.”
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To register for disaster assistance, click here.