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Congressman Tom Marino

Representing the 10th District of Pennsylvania

Disaster Assistance Briefings Set

July 25, 2011
Press Release

Thompson, Marino Announce Disaster Assistance Briefings

FEMA, PEMA Offer Applicant Briefings for Five Effected Counties

Washington, D.C. (July 21, 2011) – Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency will hold public assistance applicant briefings for Tioga, Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan and Wyoming counties July 25-27, according to representatives Glenn 'GT' Thompson (PA-5) and Tom Marino (PA-10).  The briefings will assist elected officials, local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations apply for federal disaster assistance, to support recovery from severe storms and flooding during April 25-28.

Following a request by Gov. Tom Corbett for disaster assistance, which was reiterated in a joint letter by Reps. Thompson and Marino, a presidential disaster declaration was issued on July 13, making federal funding available for five Pennsylvania counties.  Representatives from local governments and private non-profit organizations for these counties are encouraged to participate. Details are:

Tioga County:July 25, 2 & 7 p.m.Tokishi Building, 124 Nypum Drive, Wellsboro
Bradford County:July 26, 9 a.m. & 7 p.m.Wysox Fire Department, Lake Road, Wysox
Lycoming County:July 26, 7 p.m.Pennsylvania College of Technology, 1 College Ave., Williamsport
Wyoming County:July 26, 7 p.m.Wyoming County EOC, 455 Commonwealth Route 6 East, Suite 1, Tunkhannock
Sullivan County:July 27, 10 a.m.Sullivan County EOC, 6824 Route 220, LaPorte

Additional information on disaster relief funding is available at www.fema.gov and https://www.fema.gov/government/grant/pa/index.shtm.

 

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