The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), a FEMA grantee, awarded DCNR $33.6 million for damages resulting from three federally-declared disasters: Tropical Depression Ivan (1557-DR-PA), which occurred September 17, 2004. Severe storms and flooding (1587-DR-PA), which occurred April 2, 2005. Severe storms, flooding, and mudslides (1649-DR-PA), which occurred June 23, 2006. The audit covered the period September 17, 2004, through June 19, 2013, and included a review of 25 large and 3 small projects totaling $27,690,926 or 82 percent of the total awards.
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Appropriately Expended $33.6 Million of FEMA Public Assistance Funds