News Releases for Virginia Storms and Flooding (DR-1406)

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Friday, May 17, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Only two weeks remain for Southwest Virginia residents and businesses affected by the floods of March 17-20 to apply for disaster assistance. June 1 is the application...
Tuesday, May 14, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- FEMA and the Commonwealth of Virginia continue recovery efforts in eight Southwest Virginia counties and the independent city of Norton that suffered floods in late March. These...
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Residents of the Southwest Virginia disaster declaration area have one month from today to register for federal disaster assistance. A presidential disaster declaration on April 2...
Tuesday, April 30, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- April 30,2002 - Dickenson County has received $112,600 in combined disaster loans and grants for individuals, businesses and government agencies affected by the...
Monday, April 29, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- It has been almost a month since President Bush declared a major disaster because of flood damage in Southwest Virginia. The localities designated in the disaster...
Friday, April 26, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free telephone number will now be available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. It will no longer operate...
Thursday, April 25, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Just one week after public assistance was authorized for the Southwest Virginia disaster-declaration area, the first infrastructure project has been approved. A $...
Monday, April 22, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- It has been three weeks since President Bush declared a major disaster for Southwest Virginia counties. The recovery process is well underway. The following is a...
Friday, April 19, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Maintaining a flood insurance policy is one of the most effective protections against the cost of flood damage, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (...
Wednesday, April 17, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Disaster assistance for Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington and Wise counties and the city of Norton has been expanded to include aid for...
Wednesday, April 17, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- More than $413,000 in Individual and Family Grants (IFG) has been approved to help victims of the March flooding in Southwest Virginia. Federal Coordinating Officer...
Tuesday, April 16, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The individual income tax filing deadline for residents of the Southwest Virginia flood disaster area has been extended to May 3. The extension covers taxpayers in the...
Tuesday, April 16, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Two more disaster recovery centers (DRCs) are opening to serve victims of the March flooding in southwestern Virginia. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Monday, April 15, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Southwestern Virginia residents affected by the March flooding should exercise caution when contracting for home repairs, submitting claims, and replacing damaged...
Saturday, April 13, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The social service benefits of flood disaster victims are not affected if they apply for federal disaster assistance. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Friday, April 12, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Flood victims in southwestern Virginia are being urged to complete and return their U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan applications, even if they...
Thursday, April 11, 2002 - 00:00
Richmond, VA -- People unable to work because of the severe storms and flooding that occurred in Southwest Virginia March 17-20, may be eligible for disaster unemployment...
Monday, April 8, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Inspectors for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are now visiting people who have filed applications for assistance to recover from the March...
Monday, April 8, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Federal and state officials have established a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wise County to assist victims of severe storms and flash flooding in March. The center...
Monday, April 8, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The first checks went out to victims of southwestern Virginia's devastating floods less than one week after eight counties and the city of Norton were...

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