Virginia Hurricane Floyd (DR-1293)

Incident period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 1999

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 2, 1999
News Release
HAMPTON, Va. -- Weekly summary report for Monday, November 1: STATISTICS
November 2, 1999
News Release
HAMPTON, Va. -- November 12th is the deadline for residents in certain areas to apply for federal disaster unemployment assistance in connection with Hurricane Floyd, according to state and federal officials. Disaster unemployment assistance deadlines are set according to when a designated city or county was declared eligible for disaster assistance. Residents in the following jurisdictions have until Nov. 12 to apply: Cities of Hopewell and Poquoson, and counties of Brunswick, Charles City, Essex, New Kent, Northampton, Richmond, Westmoreland, Fairfax, Hanover and Henrico.
November 1, 1999
News Release
HAMPTON, Va. -- Disaster recovery officials have activated another phase in their efforts to provide temporary housing assistance to victims of Hurricane Floyd. Manufactured housing will be provided to victims on a case-by-case, as needed basis, according to federal disaster recovery officials. On Monday, Nov. 1st, families in Boykins will become the first applicants to receive travel trailers in the disaster housing assistance program.
November 1, 1999
News Release
HAMPTON, Va. -- Virginia residents who suffered flood damage from Hurricane Floyd and were mailed a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application, are reminded that the loan applications must be completed and returned promptly.
November 1, 1999
News Release
HAMPTON, Va. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at the Virginia National Guard Armory, 900 Armory Drive in Franklin will change its hours of operation. Effective Monday, November 1, the DRC will operate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. It will remain open until further notice. At the center, individuals from any federally declared jurisdiction may meet with state, federal and voluntary agency representatives who can answer questions about programs and services.
October 29, 1999
News Release
HAMPTON, Va. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct workshops in Accomack County the week of Nov. 1 through 5 to assist individuals and business owners with the SBA loan application process.

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Photo of Major Williams and Major Council posing with business owners. Mayor Preson Williams, Montezuma, GA, front right, and Mayor Jim Council, Franklin, VA, front left, and businessowners pose for a picture during a visit. Franklin has suffered from devastating floods following Hurricane Floyd. Franklin officials visited Montezuma, which had suffered similar flooding in 1994. Franklin officials wanted to see recovery progress and get guidance from the Montezuma officials, who warned that recovery from Floyd could take between three and five years.

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