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Updated: August 16, 2023 | 2:16 pm

Pennsylvania’s Task Force 1 members deployed to Maui amid wildfires

For more than a week, Maui has been enduring devastating wildfires, which now rank among the deadliest in United States history
By Ben Wasserstein/WITF

FEMA has spent $104 million in Pennsylvania paying for COVID-19 funerals

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has provided $104 million in funeral assistance funds to Pennsylvanians who lost loved ones to COVID-19

By Julia Zenkevich/WESA

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Pennsylvania asks FEMA for help with COVID surge

The Wolf administration asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday to send strike teams to hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and ambulance companies in the hardest-hit areas of the state.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

With no disclaimer, Philly FEMA vaccine site is flooded with ineligible sign-ups

Appointments at the clinic were intended to be invitation-only, for highest-priority residents in the city’s Phases 1A and 1B. But the FEMA site links circulated broadly, and many signed up without knowing whether or not they were eligible.

By Hannah Chinn/WHYY

FEMA’s lost wages assistance program funds dry up before Pennsylvanians receive first checks

According to Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry, funds provided by the federal Lost Wages Assistance program, which offers an extra $300 per week to qualified unemployment recipients, have run out.

By Kiley Koscinski/WESA