Luzerne County information
Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce
Access FEMA disaster assistance
If you sustained losses or damage, you may be eligible for disaster aid.
- FEMA Disaster Recovery Center
- Luzerne County Community College campus
- 1334 South Prospect St. in Nanticoke
- FEMA staff will explain your options, help you apply for federal assistance and check the status of your application.
- Apply online at
- Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
- Smartphone or tablet at m.fema.gov
- If you use a TTY, call 1-800-462-7585 TTY directly
- If you use 711-Relay or Video Relay Service (VRS), Call 1-800-621-3362
Tropical Storm Lee disaster assistance information
Hurricane Irene disaster assistance information
What is covered in my basement?
Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Available to residents affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
- Call 1-877-FILE DUA (1-877-345-3382), from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.
- If you use TTY, call 1-888-334-4046.
Dept. Labor and Industry News Release
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