The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency opened centers at the following locations:
--Tunkannock Area Administration, 41 Philadelphia Ave., Tunkhannock;
-- Towanda Fire Department, 101 Elm St., Towanda;
-- Luzerne County Community College, 1334 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke;
-- Harrisburg East Mall, 3501 Paxton St., Harrisburg;
-- Lycoming County, 740 Fairfield Road, Montoursville;
-- Columbia County Agricultural Center, 702 Sawmill Road, Bloomsburg; and
-- Loyalsock State Forest District Office, 6735 Route 220, Laporte.
To qualify for aid you MUST FIRST REGISTER WITH FEMA.
You can register by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, or online at the FEMA Disaster Assistance website, or by web-enabled mobile device at m.fema.gov. People who have a speech disability or hearing loss and use TTY should call 1-800-462-7585 directly; for those who use 711 or Video Relay Service call 1-800-621-3362.
FEMA also plans to set up disaster recovery centers in the affected counties where people can go to apply in person. Stay tuned to local media for location announcements.
The following information will be required to register: Social Security Number; Address of damaged property; Description of damage; Insurance information; Contact information; Mailing address; Bank account and routing numbers (if you want direct deposit); and Household income information.
After you complete the application for assistance, you will receive a FEMA application number. Keep your FEMA number for future reference and for checking the status of you application.