County sets informational meeting for tornado-hit businesses

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Workers are seen boarding up stores Friday in the wake of Wednesday’s Wilkes-Barre Township tornado. - Sean McKeag | Times Leader

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency, in conjunction with township officials, will host an informational meeting Thursday morning for businesses affected by last week’s tornado.

It will be held at 10 a.m. at the Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency, 185 Water St., Wilkes-Barre. Affected businesses are asked to register for the meeting by emailing Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency at [email protected]

Representatives from the Department of Labor & Industry Rapid Response Coordination Services, the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, Luzerne County Community Development Office, the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Business and Industry and the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce will provide information about services available to businesses that may aid in their recovery process.

Information sought

In addition to the meeting, the Luzerne County Emergency Management Agency along with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency is seeking information from affected businesses.

Businesses are asked to provide contact information to include an email address to [email protected] . Once the contact information is received businesses will receive an estimated disaster economic injury worksheet which they will be asked to complete.

For more on Wednesday’s tornado, click here.

Workers are seen boarding up stores Friday in the wake of Wednesday’s Wilkes-Barre Township tornado.
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_sean_tornado-2.jpgWorkers are seen boarding up stores Friday in the wake of Wednesday’s Wilkes-Barre Township tornado. Sean McKeag | Times Leader

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