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FNS Disaster Assistance

Pennsylvania Disaster Nutrition Assistance

Incident: Hurricane Ida

Began Sept. 1, 2021

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • On Sept. 16, 2021, FNS approved the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, request to waive timely reporting of food loss for households in the counties of Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia and York. This waiver approval allows impacted households to make a request for replacement of food purchased with SNAP benefits that was lost as a result of power outages from Hurricane Ida that began on Sept. 1, 2021. The waiver will be in effect through Oct. 1, 2021.