News Releases for West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides (DR-1410)

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Thursday, July 11, 2002 - 00:00
6,140 applicants have registered for disaster assistance in designated counties $10.08 million disbursed for Temporary Disaster Housing $ 3.80 million in Individual and Family Grants Approved...
Wednesday, July 3, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Lynn Collette's Welch home rested uneasily in 16 feet of water this last May; another seven feet of water had visited her last year. Since then, she and her family of five have been...
Monday, June 24, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Bradshaw, Iaeger, Northfork and Welch will close on Friday, officials announced today. State and federal officials set up the centers for...
Monday, June 24, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Individuals and families could be eligible for temporary disaster-housing assistance if their homes were damaged or destroyed by the May severe storms, flooding and landslides, but...
Friday, June 21, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- July 5 is the last day to apply for state and federal help in dealing with May's severe storms and flooding, officials said. More than 5,750 West Virginians have registered thus far...
Monday, June 17, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- To date, disaster recovery officials have approved $20.8 million in grants and loans for those affected in May by severe storms, flooding and landslides in West Virginia. They expect...
Thursday, June 13, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- July 5 is the last day to apply for state and federal help in dealing with May's severe storms and flooding, officials said. More than 5,500 West Virginians have registered thus far...
Tuesday, June 11, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Starting this week, state/federal Disaster Recovery Centers in West Virginia will be closed on weekends. They will remain open Monday through Friday. The hours of operation continue 9...
Monday, June 10, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV --Seconds save lives! Public safety experts recommend that every home have a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio receiver. These receivers are equipped...
Thursday, June 6, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Immediately after last month's floods, several West Virginians moved to mobile homes or travel-trailers - provided free of charge by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....
Thursday, June 6, 2002 - 00:00
P>Beckley, WV -- Kanawha and Raleigh counties have been added to the list of West Virginia counties eligible for federal disaster assistance following severe storms, flooding and landslides that...
Monday, June 3, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Just one month after President Bush declared a major disaster for the state 5,163 persons in West Virginia have registered for disaster assistance, and nearly $11 million in federal...
Monday, June 3, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- June 3, 2002 - Many West Virginians now have the chance to sell their flooded homes and move to safety. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering communities funds to...
Thursday, May 30, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- If you gave your name to a fireman, sheriff's deputy, American Red Cross, Salvation Army or National Guardsman in the first hours or days of disaster recovery you were surely in good...
Wednesday, May 29, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- As floodwaters creep down, "disaster chasers" sometimes creep up. State and federal disaster recovery officials urge West Virginians who have disaster-related damage to be careful when...
Tuesday, May 28, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Your flood recovery money may stop if you don't fill out the loan form sent to you by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). If your loan is approved, you're not committed to...
Friday, May 24, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- The Matoaka Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) ends operations this weekend, and new centers in Roderfield and Avondale open on Tuesday, May 28, to assist individuals affected by the...
Thursday, May 23, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- In honor of Memorial Day, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) toll-free registration and Helpline will be closed on Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27. The lines will...
Wednesday, May 22, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Disaster officials can identify applicants who try to cash in on others' misfortune following a presidential disaster declaration. In past disaster recovery activities, a small...
Wednesday, May 22, 2002 - 00:00
Beckley, WV -- Disaster recovery officials are changing the hours of operation of Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) that assist individuals affected by the severe storms, flooding and landslides of...

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