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President Obama orders federal aid for Pennsylvania

President Obama this afternoon declared an emergency in five counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and orders federal aid to supplement commonwealth and local response effects due to the emergency conditions resulting from this week’s ice storm.

The President’s action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA) to coordinate all disaster relief efforts and to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures.

The five counties included the emergency declaration include Lancaster, York, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery.

 

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3 Comments to “President Obama orders federal aid for Pennsylvania”

    bill granger said:
    February 6, 2014 at 3:08 PM

    Lancaster, York, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery….isn't that six counties???

    Tom said:
    February 6, 2014 at 4:00 PM

    Yes it is six.

    Beth Bedwell said:
    February 6, 2014 at 5:25 PM

    Fox43 really seems to have alot of illiterate reporters…

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