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May 4, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Although the application period for recovery of damages caused by the flash flooding, storms and landslides in February has ended, Federal and state disaster officials continue providing individual and infrastructure assistance to West Virginians, according to disaster officials. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) received a total of 1,298 applications for individual assistance from disaster victims in the designated counties.
May 4, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Although the application period for recovery of damages caused by the flash flooding, storms and landslides in February has ended, Federal and state disaster officials continue providing individual and infrastructure assistance to West Virginians, according to disaster officials. The Federal Emergency Management Agency received a total of 1,298 applications for individual assistance from disaster victims in the designated counties.
April 20, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Federal and state disaster officials have approved more than $4.7 million in individual and infrastructure repair assistance for damages from flash flooding, storms and landslides in February, it was announced today.The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) received a total of 1,258 applications for individual assistance. Applications are still being processed.Since President Clinton declared 26 counties disaster areas eligible for assistance eight weeks ago, FEMA assistance to date includes:
April 18, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Time is running out for West Virginians who suffered February flood damage to register for state and federal disaster recovery assistance, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reminded residents today. The registration cutoff date is Friday, April 28. Twenty-five counties declared by President Clinton to be disaster areas are eligible for individual assistance. Those whose properties or businesses were damaged by February storms, landslides and flash flooding are urged to use FEMA's toll-free numbers to apply for assistance.
April 11, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- More than $3.3 million in financial assistance has been approved for West Virginians affected by the February storms, landslides and flash flooding, state and federal disaster recovery officials reported today.In just over six weeks since President Clinton's disaster declaration, the federal government has received 1217 applications from disaster victims in the 25 counties for individual assistance. The assistance to date includes:
April 3, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Time is running short for West Virginia flood victims to file for federal tax relief. The relief is for victims living in the 25 counties, which were federally declared eligible for individual disaster assistance as a result of the February storms, landslides and flash flooding.
March 29, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's teleregistration operation will be shortened beginning this weekend. FEMA's telephone registration system will now operate Monday through Saturday, 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Both the registration and the agency's Helpline will be closed Sundays.
March 24, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- More than $2.2 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved to date for West Virginians, according to state and federal disaster officials. The aid is being provided following the Feb. 28 presidential declaration resulting from the storms, landslides and flash flooding that struck the state in mid-February.
March 23, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- West Virginia residents living within the 25 counties declared eligible for individual assistance should take care when hiring contractors to repair damages from the flooding, officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) warned today. "Fraudulent contractors often come to storm-hit areas to take advantage of people's misfortunes," FEMA's Federal Coordinating Officer Justo Hernandez said. He urged residents to be especially careful of door-to-door solicitors who ask for large deposits or for entire payments in advance.
March 22, 2000
News Release
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- People and individuals who are unemployed because of the heavy rains, landslides and flooding in February must apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) by Monday, April 3, according to officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The February 28 presidential declaration made provisions for benefits under the DUA Program.

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