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Pennsylvania Disaster History




DATE

TYPE

AFFECTED AREAS

ACTION


Oct 2009 

Fire

Columbia, Luzerne, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Schuylkill and Sullivan Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Aug 2009 

Storms and Flooding

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jul 2009 

Fire

Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, and York Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jun 2009 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, Warren, Washington and Westmoreland Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Mar 2009 

Fire

Crawford, Erie, and Warren Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jan 2009 

Fire

Berks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, and Montgomery Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Sep 2008 

Fire

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Aug 2008 

Fire

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jul 2008 

Fire

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Nov 2007 

Fire

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Aug 2007 

Hail

Carbon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton and Schuylkill counties

SBA Economic Injury


Aug 2007 

Hail and High Winds

Bucks County

SBA Economic Injury


Aug 2007 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset and Westmoreland counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jul 2007 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence and Washington counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jun 2007 

Severe Storms and Flash Flooding

Wayne County

SBA Economic Injury


Jun 2007 

Drought

McKean, Potter and Warren counties

SBA Economic Injury


May 2007 

Drought

Erie and Warren counties

SBA Economic Injury


Apr 2007 

Drought and Extreme Heat

Beaver, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence and Mercer counties

SBA Economic Injury


Apr 2007 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Pike County

SBA Economic Injury


Apr 2007 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Bucks and Philadelphia counties

SBA Economic Injury


Apr 2007 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Delaware County

SBA Economic Injury


Apr 2007 

Proclamation of Emergency - Severe Winter Storm

All 67 counties - to utilize all available resources and personnel as is deemed necessary to cope with the magnitude and severity of this emergency situation.

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Feb 2007 

Proclamation of Emergency - Severe Winter Storm

All 67 counties - to utilize all available resources and personnel as is deemed necessary to cope with the magnitude and severity of this emergency situation.

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Feb 2007 

Proclamation of Emergency - Regulations

All 67 counties - waive the regulations regarding hours of service limitations for drivers of commercial vehicles

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Jan 2007 

Fire

Bedford,Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Dec 2006 

Severe Storms and Tornadoes

Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Schuylkill, Sullivan and Wyoming counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Nov 2006 

Severe Storms and Flooding

Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Schuylkill, Sullivan and Wyoming counties

SBA Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Nov 2006 

Proclamation of Emergency - Flooding

Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Schuylkill, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties

Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential Declaration of Major Disaster for Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation.


Sep 2006 

Proclamation of Emergency - Tropical Depression Ernesto

All 67 counties - utilize all available resources and personnel as deemed necessary to cope with the magnitude and severity of the emergency situation.

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Aug 2006 

Excessive Rain, Flooding and Flash Flooding

Erie, McKean, Potter and Warren counties

SBA Economic Injury


Jun 2006 

Proclamation of Emergency - Flooding

Adams, Armstrong, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Norhtumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, and York Counties.

Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential - Major Disaster for Individual Assistance, Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation


Apr 2006 

Proclamation of Emergency - Regulations

Southeast Region of the Commonwealth - for greater flexibility in truck driver regulations to accommodate truck drivers in the finding and transporting of fuel.

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Sep 2005 

Proclamation of Emergency - Hurricane Katrina

All 67 counties - Proclamation of Emergency to Render Mutual Aid and to Receive and House Evacuees

Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential Declaration of Emergency as of 9/10/2005 for Public Assistance


Sep 2005 

Proclamation of Emergency - Hurricane Katrina

All 67 counties - regarding waiving enforcement of applicable state laws & regs that govern transport of oversized loads

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Apr 2005 

Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides

Bradford, Bucks, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties

Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential - Major Disaster for Individual Assistance, Public Assistance and Hazard Mitigation


Mar 2005 

Heavy Rainfall/Snowstorm/Embankment Failures

Beaver, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland Counties

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Sep 2004 

Tropical Depression Ivan

AS OF 10/6/04 - Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clinton, Clearfield, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Montgomery, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming and York Counties

Governor Edward G. Rendell; AS OF 10/19/04 - Presidential - Major Disaster (Individual Assistance and Public Assistance for Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cameron Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Elk (Individual Assistance Only), Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntington, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter (Individual Assistance Only)Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming and York Counties


Sep 2004 

Tropical Depression Frances

Bedford, Beaver, Blair,Crawford, Erie, Huntingdon, Lawrence, Warren and Washington counties

Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential Major Disaster (IndividualAssistance to Individuals and Households)


Aug 2004 

Multiple Storm Systems

Delaware, Montgomery & Philadelphia Counties

Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential - Major Disaster (Individual Assistance and Hazard Mitigation)


Jun 2004 

Heavy Rain, High Winds and Flooding

Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer & Washington Counties

SBA - Physical Damage and Economic Injury


May 2004 

Heavy Rain, High Winds and Flooding

Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster and York Counties

SBA - Physical Damage and Economic Injury


Jan 2004 

Sinkhole

Northampton County

Governor Edward G. Rendell


Dec 2003 

High Winds and Heavy Rains

Greene County

Governor Edward G. Rendell; SBA - Physical Damage/Economic Injury


Sep 2003 

Hurricane Isabel/Henri

Statewide

Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency - Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential Declaration - Individual Assistance for Chester County; SBA - EIDL for Berks, Delaware, Lancaster and Montgomery Counties


Aug 2003 

High Winds and Heavy Rains

Crawford, Forest, Lackawanna, Mercer, McKean, Potter, Tioga, Venango, Warren, Wayne and Wyoming Counties

Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency, Governor Edward G. Rendell; Presidential for Public Assistance - Clarion, Forest, and Wyoming counties; Presidential for Individual Assistance in Blair County; Presidential for Individual Assistance and Public Assistance in Wayne, Lackawanna, Tioga, Potter, McKean, Warren, Crawford, Mercer, Venango and Lawrence counties; SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan for McKean, Potter & Tioga; SBA - Physical Damage and Economic Injury for Crawford County


Apr 2003 

Fire

Forest, Clarion, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, Venango and Warren Counties

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Mar 2003 

Fire, Borough of Emporium

Cameron, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, McKean and Potter counties

SBA-Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Feb 2003 

Severe Winter Storm

Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Cambria, Carbon, Chester, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Montgomery, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Union, Washington, Westmoreland, and York counties

Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency, Governor Edward G. Rendell; Pres-EM


Aug 2002 

Severe Storms - May 31

Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland Counties

SBA-Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 2002 

Flash Flood

Washington County

SBA - Physical and Economic Injury


Feb 2002 

Drought & Water Shortage

Adams, Bedford, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Monroe, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Wayne and York counties

Governor Mark S. Schweiker; Governor's Proclamation -


Oct 2001 

Fire

Philadelphia

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Sep 2001 

Terrorism

Somerset County

Governor Tom Ridge; Governor's Proclamation


Aug 2001 

Flooding

Lehigh, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Montgomery, Northampton and Schuylkill counties

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jun 2001 

Flash Flood (Tropical Storm Allison)

Bucks, Montgomery, Berks Counties

Governor Tom Ridge, Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Individual Assistance - Bucks County; Individual Assistance and Public Assistance - Montgomery and Berks counties


May 2001 

Fire

Montgomery, Bucks, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh and Philadeplhia counties

SBA


Mar 2001 

Fire

Montgomery, Bucks, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh and Philadelphia counties

SBA


Aug 2000 

Flooding

Bucks County

Governor Tom Ridge, Governor's Proclamation


Aug 2000 

Flooding

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland counties

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Feb 2000 

Flooding

Allegheny, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties

Governor Tom Ridge, Governor's Proclamation & SBA for Allegheny, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Washington & Westmoreland counties


Dec 1999 

Fire

Cumberland County

SBA


Sep 1999 

Hurricane Floyd

All 67 Counties

Governor Tom Ridge, Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster - Individual Assistance - Berks County; Individual Assistance and Public Assistance - Bucks, Chester, Adams and Philadelphia counties; Individual Assistance and Public Assistance, Categories A & B - Lancaster and York counties


Sep 1999 

Flash Flooding (Tropical Depression Dennis)

Dauphin, Lycoming, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties

Governor Tom Ridge, Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster - Individual Assistance Only


Aug 1999 

Flash Flooding

McKean County, Juniata County

Governor Tom Ridge, Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jul 1999 

Drought

Adams, Allegheny, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, and York

Governor Tom Ridge-Governor's Proclamation, Individual Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program - Amended to include all 67 counties for an agricultural disaster


Feb 1999 

West Shore Farmer's Market Fire

Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry and York Counties

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Dec 1998 

Drought

Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Jefferson, Lycoming, Snyder and Somerset Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation


Jun 1998 

Severe Storms/Tornadoes

Allegheny, Beaver, Berks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, McKean, Monroe, Montgomery, Northumberland, Philadelphia, Pike, Somerset, Susquehanna, Tioga and Wyoming Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation; Presidential Major Disaster for Individual Assistance for Pike, Berks, Allegheny, Beaver, Somerset, Wyoming and Susqhenanna counties


May 1998 

I-95 Highway Disaster

Delaware County

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1998 

Fire

Philadelphia

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1997 

Flooding

Allegheny

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Apr 1997 

Snowstorm

Carbon, Chester, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill & Wayne Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1997 

Tire Fire

Washington County

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1997 

Fire

Allegheny

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Nov 1996 

Flooding

Tioga County

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Sep 1996 

Flooding

Cumberland, Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin, Montgomery and Perry Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Sep 1996 

Flooding

Erie

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1996 

Flooding

Armstrong, Blair, Cambria, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Mercer and Venango Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jun 1996 

Flooding

Adams, Beaver, Bedford, Bucks, Cambria, Crawford, Franklin and Huntingdon Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Mar 1996 

Highway Bridge (I-95) Destruction

Philadelphia

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1996 

Severe Winter Storms

Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Lycoming, Luzerne, McKean, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuykill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming and York - Public Assistance; All 67 counties declared for Individual Assistance

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jan 1996 

Fire

Bucks

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jan 1996 

Flooding

All Counties

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation; President's Declaration of Major Disaster


Oct 1995 

Fire

Monroe

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Sep 1995 

Drought

Adams, Berks, Bradford, Bucks, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming

Governor Tom Ridge - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1995 

Fire

Montgomery

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Dec 1994 

Fire

Blair

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Sep 1994 

Airplane Crash

Allegheny, Beaver Counties

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1994 

Flooding

Bradford, Lycoming, Tioga Counties

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation & SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1994 

Flood

Philadelphia

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jan 1994 

Severe Winter Storms

All 67 Counties (Centre County also received SBA - EIDL)

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Dec 1993 

Fire

Cumberland

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Aug 1993 

Flash Flood

Bucks

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Apr 1993 

Flash Flood

Wyoming

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Mar 1993 

Blizzard

All 67 Counties

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration of Emergency


Mar 1993 

Fire

Philadelphia

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Feb 1993 

Fire

Bucks

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jan 1993 

Fire

Allegheny

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Aug 1992 

Fire

Chester

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1992 

Fire

Philadelphia

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1992 

Flood

Warren

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jun 1992 

Fire

Bucks

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Mar 1992 

Fire

Clearfield

SBA - Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Aug 1991 

Flash Flood

Delaware

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1991 

Drought

Adams, Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, York

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation


Jun 1991 

Fire

Dauphin

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


May 1990 

Fire

Bucks

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Apr 1990 

Petroleum Spill

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1990 

Fire

Dauphin

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Sep 1989 

Flood

Berks, Carbon, Lancaster, Lehigh, Northampton

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1989 

Flood

Chester, Delaware

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Mar 1989 

Fire

Montgomery

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Feb 1989 

Fire

Chester

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Dec 1988 

Fire

Bucks

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jan 1988 

Fire

Luzerne

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jan 1988 

Oil Spill

Allegheny, Beaver, Washington

Governor Robert P. Casey - Governor's Proclamation


Dec 1987 

Fire

Lycoming

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Sep 1987 

Flood

Berks, Lehigh, Northampton

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jun 1987 

Fire

Bucks

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jul 1986 

Flood

Lancaster

Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jul 1986 

Subsidence

Philadelphia

SBA - Declined


May 1986 

Flood

Allegheny

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Nov 1985 

Flood

Allegheny, Fayette, Greene, Somerset, Washington, Westmoreland

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Nov 1985 

Flash Flood

Fayette, Greene, Westmoreland

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Sep 1985 

Flood

Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming, Carbon

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Sep 1985 

Flood

Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Wayne, Wyoming, Susquehanna

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


May 1985 

Tornado

Erie, Crawford, Warren, McKean, Mercer, Venango, Forest, Butler, Beaver, Clearfield, Lycoming, Union, Northumberland

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1984 

Flood

Armstrong, Allegheny, McKean, Westmoreland, Bedford, Blair, Somerset

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Feb 1982 

Flash Flood/ Ice Jam

Venango (Oil City)

Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jun 1981 

Flash Flood

Venango, Clarion, Mercer, Jefferson, Crawford

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Feb 1981 

Flash Flood

Pike (Matamoras)

SBA


Feb 1981 

Flash Flood/ Ice Jam

Venango (Oil City)

SBA


Jan 1981 

Fire

Washington (Charleroi)

SBA


Nov 1980 

Drought Emergency

Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Wayne, plus 34 Central/ Eastern Counties

Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1980 

Flash Flood

Armstrong, Butler, Clarion

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1980 

Flash Flood

Allegheny

None


Jun 1980 

Tornado

Armstrong, Westmoreland

Governor Dick Thornburgh - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jun 1980 

Fire

Indiana (Indiana Borough)

None


Jun 1980 

High Winds/Hail

York

None


Jul 1979 

Flood

Bucks

None


Mar 1979 

Fire

Lycoming (Williamsport)

None


Mar 1979 

Nuclear Facility Incident (TMI)

Dauphin, Lancaster, York, Cumberland, Perry, Lebanon

None


Feb 1979 

Fire

Warren (Tidioute)

None


Jan 1979 

Flood

Lackawanna, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Mifflin, Montgomery

None


Dec 1978 

Fire

Delaware (Morton)

None


Jul 1978 

High Winds

Armstrong, Clarion, Jefferson

None


Apr 1978 

Fire

Monroe (East Stroudsburg)

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Feb 1978 

Blizzard

All 67 Counties

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1978 

Heavy Snow

All 67 Counties

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1978 

Flood

Bradford, Lancaster, Northumberland

None


Sep 1977 

Tornado

Erie (Lake City)

None


Sep 1977 

Tornado

Erie (Washington Township)

None


Jul 1977 

Flash Flood

Allegheny, Snyder, Warren

None


Jul 1977 

Flash Flood

Bedford, Cambria, Clearfield, Crawford, Indiana, Jefferson, Somerset, Westmoreland

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jul 1977 

Flood

Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Clearfield, Indiana, Jefferson, Somerset, Westmoreland

SBA - Physical Disaster Loans & Economic Injury Disaster Loan


Jun 1977 

Tornado

Armstrong

None


Apr 1977 

Tornado

Dauphin

None


Jan 1977 

Gas Shortage/ Severe Winter Weather

Beaver, Cambria, Carbon, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Erie, Fayette, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Luzerne, Mercer, Potter, Schuylkill, Somerset, Tioga, Venango, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland

President's Declaration of Emergency; Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Oct 1976 

Flood

Adams, Bradford, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming, York

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jul 1976 

Flood

Armstrong, Tioga, and Wayne

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jul 1976 

Flood

Tioga

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jul 1976 

High Winds/ Flooding

Jefferson, Westmoreland

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jul 1976 

Tornado

Lycoming

None


May 1976 

Fire

Allegheny (McKeesport)

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1976 

Heavy Rain/Ice

Erie

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1976 

Tornado

York

None


Sep 1975 

Flood (Eloise)

Adams, Berks, Bradford, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northampton, Perry, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, York

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Apr 1975 

High Winds

Statewide

None


Mar 1975 

Tornado

Beaver

None


Dec 1974 

Heavy Snow/ Power Outage

Southwestern Counties

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Sep 1974 

Flood

Indiana, Jefferson, Sullivan

None


Aug 1974 

Flash Flood

Westmoreland

President's Declaration of Emergency - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1974 

Flood

Jefferson, Westmoreland

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation, Individual Assistance, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program - Amended to include all 67 counties for an agricultural disaster


Jul 1974 

Flood

Western and Northern Central Counties

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jul 1974 

Flash Flood

Fulton (Ft. Littleton Scout Camp)

None


Jul 1974 

Windstorm

Mifflin

None


May 1974 

Flood

Crawford, Erie

None


Apr 1974 

Flood

Erie, Lawrence

None


Feb 1974 

Truckers Strike

Statewide

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1974 

Flood

Allegheny, Fayette, Lawrence

None


Dec 1973 

Flood

Montgomery

None


Sep 1973 

Flood

Washington

None


Jul 1973 

Flood

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Columbia, Delaware, Lancaster, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Wayne

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Dec 1972 

Flood

Westmoreland

None


Dec 1972 

Steam Heat Problem

Philadelphia (Lower Merion)

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Nov 1972 

Flood

Erie

None


Nov 1972 

Flood

Bucks

None


Sep 1972 

Flood

Indiana

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jun 1972 

Flood (Agnes)

All 67 counties

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Feb 1972 

Heavy Snow

Statewide

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Sep 1971 

Flood

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation; & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Mar 1971 

Drought

Allegheny

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1971 

Land Subsidence

Beaver

Governor Milton J. Shapp - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1969 

Flood

Carbon, Monroe, Schuylkill

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Jul 1969 

Flash Flood

Monroe

President's Declaration of Emergency; Governor Raymond P. Shafer - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1967 

Flash Flood

Northampton

None


Jan 1966 

Heavy Snow

Statewide

Governor William W. Scranton - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1965 

Drought

Delaware River Basin

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor William W. Scranton - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1964 

Flood

Allegheny River, W. Branch Susquehanna River

Governor William W. Scranton - Governor's Proclamation


Sep 1963 

Drought

Numerous Communities Statewide

Governor William W. Scranton - Governor's Proclamation & President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Aug 1963 

Violent Wind

Allegheny

Governor William W. Scranton - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1963 

Ice Jam

Susquehanna-Juniata Rivers

Governor William W. Scranton - Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1962 

Refuse Bank Fire

Luzerne (Plymouth)

Governor David L. Lawrence - Governor's Proclamation


Jan 1959 

Mine Flood

Luzerne (Pittston)

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster; Governor George Michael Leader - Governor's Proclamation


Feb 1958 

Heavy Snow

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, York, City of Philadelphia

Governor's Proclamation


Aug 1956 

Flood

Beaver, Greene, Washington

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


May 1956 

Flood

Western counties

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster - Governor's Proclamation


Mar 1956 

Flood

Warren, Venango

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Aug 1955 

Flood (Diane)

Northeastern counties

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster


Oct 1954 

Flood (Hazel)

Southwestern counties

President's Declaration Of Major Disaster




For more information contact:

Name: Cole Probst
Firm: PEMA
Email: coprobst@pa.gov
Voice: (717) 651-2163