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Programs that establish one-stop centers that may be staffed by representatives from local, state and federal agencies, insurance companies and other disaster-related providers; or which operate hotlines that enable people to apply for financial and/or other assistance and/or to obtain the information they need to stabilize their current situation and begin to recover.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
American Red Cross of Northwestern PA - EriePrevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. Services include disaster relief, lifesaving blood, training & certification, military families and international services.Erie*American Red Cross - Northwestern PA ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
American Red Cross of Northwestern PA - Venango & Clarion CountiesProvides services to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of disaster. Provides emergency services like clothing, food, and shelter.VenangoAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA - Venango & Clarion CountiesAmerican Red Cross of Northwestern PA
American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Altoona Office - Disaster ReliefRed Cross relief focuses on meeting people's immediate emergency needs caused by a disaster. The Red Cross provides Shelter, food, health and emotional services to address the basic human needs and assist individuals and families in resuming their normal daily activities independentlyBlair*American Red Cross - PA Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
*American Red Cross of PA Mountains - Disaster ReliefProvides comfort and hope following disaster situations, such as those which cause residents to be displaced due to home fires, floods, severe weather, and other emergency situations. Provides: • Resources necessary for individuals to secure food, clothing, and temporary lodging. •Assistance in obtaining emergency prescription refills •Support from health and mental health professionals for disaster victims who are having difficulty coping with the disaster situation. Blair*American Red Cross of PA Mountains ChapterAmerican Red Cross - Pennsylvania
American Red Cross, Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter - Fayette County Office - Disaster ServicesProvides food, shelter, clothing and emergency medication to those experiencing man-made or natural disastersFayetteFayette County OfficeAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
American Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter - Washington County - Disaster ServicesFood, clothing, shelter vouchers, and medical items replacement for disaster victims. Also provides smoke alarmsWashingtonGreene and Washington County OfficesAmerican Red Cross Southwestern Pennsylvania Chapter
American Red Cross, Westmoreland-Armstrong Chapter - Disaster ServicesProvides emergency shelter, food, clothing and medicine to those experiencing a disaster.WestmorelandAmerican Red Cross, Chestnut Ridge ChapterAmerican Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge
Philly311Information available at 311 includes: - Animal/Pet (Permits, Adoption, Complaints and Rescue) - Business (Permits, Develpment Opportunities, and Assistance Programs) - Health/Environment (Concerns, Inspection and Code Information, Complaints) - Vital Statistic Information (Marriage, Birth, Death Certificates) - Parks & Recreation (City Parks, Recreation Centers, Youth Activities, Golf, Tennis) - Public Safety (Prevention, Sanitation, Inspections, Statistics) - Streets/Traffic (Trees, Lights, Signs, Potholes, Construction, Permits)PhiladelphiaPhilly311 - Philadelphia; Center CityPhilly311

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