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2011 - Floods, September 2010 & 2011 - INDEX

Organization:
Facility Type: Info/Hotline
Status: Open

Address:
, PA 00000

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Mission: To check whether a charity is registered in Pennsylvania, call the Department of State’s Bureau of Charitable Organizations at 1-800-732-0999, or visit www.dos.state.pa.us and click on “charities”.





This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

FLOOD RECOVERY GUIDE (Hurricane Lee)
http://www.pa.gov/portal/server.pt/community/flood_recovery/20465

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Athens Borough Command Post at (570)-888-7060

COLLECTION/DISTRIBUTION -

Distribution centers are now open at the Rolling Tire Shop on Elmira Street in Athens, the Athens Borough building on River Street in Athens, and the Miltown Fire Hall.

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COVERAGE:
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** Flood recovery remains Pa., N.Y. challenge -
Sep 12, 2011
http://www.bpnews.net/bpnews.asp?id=36104&ref=BPNews-RSSFeed0912
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** Pa. flood mark revised; levees in 'extreme stress' -
Sep 9, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/pa-flood-mark-revised-levees-extreme-stress-182956968.html
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** ‘Worse than Agnes’ Record flooding wreaks destruction
September 9, 2011
http://www.sungazette.com/page/content.detail/id/568232/-Worse-than-Agnes-.html?nav=5011

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FACEBOOK -

AGAPE:
AGAPE does not provide emergency disaster relief. We do coordinate with the Red Cross though to do what we can.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/AGAPE/307645319476

Flood 2011 Relief From Bloomsburg PA Natives:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/268098459876399/

Central Pennsylvania Flood and Disaster Relief Group:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/centralpafloodanddisaster/

2011 Flood - The Susquehanna River Basin - Neighbors Helping Neighbors:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/2011-Flood-The-Susquehanna-River-Basin-Neighbors-Helping-Neighbors/257988360902754

Valley Flood Volunteer Clean-Up Crew Sign-up Page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/123773481057946/

Valley Flood Help Wanted/Available:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Valley-Flood-Help-WantedAvailable/208840592513352?sk=wall

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Oct. 1, 2010
** Flooding worst along Perkiomen and French creeks (now with video)
http://www.pottstownmercury.com/articles/2010/10/01/news/doc4ca5fd1c7d2d7046964200.txt

** Heavy rains flood roadways in southeastern Pa.
http://www.pottstownmercury.com/articles/2010/10/01/news/doc4ca5eb63be70c526506493.txt

** Governor Orders PEMA To Activate Emergency Operations Center
http://www.wgal.com/r/25223907/detail.html

** Pennsylvania braces for more flooding Friday
http://www.philly.com/philly/wires/ap/news/state/pennsylvania/20101001_ap_pennsylvaniabracesformorefloodingfriday.html

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September 30, 2010

** Storms drench much of the East Coast; 5 killed
http://www.centredaily.com/2010/09/30/2243844/storms-drench-much-of-the-east.html
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** Pennsylvania braces for more flooding Friday
http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/news_details/article/206/2010/october/01/nws-storms-to-bring-several-inches-of-rain-to-pa.html

** The City of Philadelphia has issued plans concerning flood prone areas.
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/story?section=news/local&id=7699173

The flood prone areas include Manayunk, Eastwick in Southwest Philadelphia, Kelly Drive, Lincoln Drive, and Delaware Avenue.

Two emergency shelters have been set up in Roxborough High School and Bartram High School.

Shuttle transportation to the facilities will be available at the Ivy Ridge Train Station and the recreation Center at 77th and Elmwood. People can bring pets and the SPCA will provide shelter for them.

People can receive text alerts concerning these plans through www.phila.gov/ready.

311 call center hours are being extended to midnight tonight and 8:00 a.m. to midnight Friday.

SEPTA expects interruptions on the Norristown, West Trenton, Warminster and Chestnut Hill regional rail lines.

SEPTA says the Norristown high speed line could also be impacted.

According to officials, the following bus routes are in flood prone areas and may be affected: 1,9,27,35,38,61,62,65,124,125, R, K.

Some SEPTA stations have parking lots in flood prone areas and they include Bethayres, Jenkintown, Crestmont, Spring Mill, and Conshohocken.

** Flooding expected in southeastern Pennsylvania as rain continues to fall, National Weather Service meteorologist says
http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2010/09/flooding_expected_in_southeast.html

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Sign up for school closing alerts
http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/feature?section=news/education/closures&id=5789296

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River Levels -

Statewide
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis?program=rt&office=pa
Perkiomen Creekat Graterford, PA
http://weather.hamweather.com/rivers/gauge/GRAP1.html

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/forecasts_nonjs.php?wfo=ctp&view=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1&toggles=10,7,8,2,9,15,6

by County
http://www.wgal.com/severeweather/index.html

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Created At: Fri Oct 01 02:46:35 -0700 2010
Updated At: Tue Sep 27 05:20:51 -0700 2011
Updated By: DNug


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