News Releases for Virginia Severe Storms and Tornado (DR-1411)

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Wednesday, June 26, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA - Virginia received two federal disaster declarations this spring. The first covers nine counties and one city for flooding that occurred from March 17-20. The second declaration...
Tuesday, June 25, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -Help may be available for homeowners and renters who face mortgage foreclosure or eviction because of economic hardships related to flooding and tornadoes that occurred from April 28 to...
Monday, June 17, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA - Disaster assistance has been made available for five counties and one independent city in Virginia, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The...
Monday, June 17, 2002 - 00:00
Because of a presidential disaster declaration, the counties of Bedford, Buchanan, Campbell, Cumberland, Greensville, Prince Edward, Shenandoah and Tazewell and the independent city of Bedford are...
Monday, June 17, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA - Residents of six counties and one independent city in Virginia who suffered damages from May flooding and severe storms have less than one week to apply for disaster unemployment...
Tuesday, June 11, 2002 - 00:00
Less than a month remains for Virginia residents and businesses to register for disaster assistance. The deadline to register is July 5. State and federal assistance is available for damage caused by...
Monday, June 10, 2002 - 00:00
Because of a presidential disaster declaration, the counties of Bedford, Buchanan, Campbell, Cumberland, Greensville, Prince Edward, Shenandoah and Tazewell and the independent city of Bedford are...
Monday, June 10, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractors are wrapping up debris removal efforts in Hurley. This week is the last opportunity for Hurley area residents to complete the Right-of...
Friday, June 7, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) remind Virginia residents to complete and return their disaster loan applications, even...
Tuesday, June 4, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Because of a presidential disaster declaration, the counties of Bedford, Buchanan, Campbell, Cumberland, Greensville, Prince Edward, Shenandoah and Tazewell and the independent city of...
Tuesday, June 4, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Hurley, serving residents of Buchanan County, is changing its hours of operation. Beginning Friday, June 7 the new hours for the center will be 9 a.m...
Sunday, June 2, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- June 3, 2002 Buchanan and Tazewell county residents who suffered damages from May flooding and severe storms have one week left to apply for disaster unemployment assistance. The deadline...
Wednesday, May 29, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- For Southwest Virginia flood victims there may be an invisible threat that is nearly as dangerous as the floodwaters. Standing water and waterlogged materials are a breeding ground for...
Tuesday, May 28, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- State and federal disaster recovery officials advise Virginia residents who have disaster-related damage to be careful when hiring unknown contractors to clean up and repair their homes...
Wednesday, May 22, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- People unable to work because of the tornadoes, severe storms and flooding that occurred in Virginia from April 28 through May 3 may be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance....
Wednesday, May 22, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- On May 15, the counties of Bedford, Campbell, Cumberland, Greensville, Prince Edward and Shenandoah and the independent city of Bedford were added to an earlier presidential disaster...
Wednesday, May 22, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- About 50 AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps (NCC) volunteers are here helping Hurley residents recover in the aftermath of the recent severe storms and flooding. AmeriCorps...
Tuesday, May 21, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- Friday, May 24 is the last day the American Red Cross will provide hot meals from its feeding trucks in the Hurley area. Service will end following the midday meal. The agency, in...
Monday, May 20, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The Hurley Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is still in operation from at the Hurley Middle School on Route 643. Volunteer services such as emergency food and clothing distribution have...
Monday, May 20, 2002 - 00:00
Wise, VA -- The flooding that took place April 28 - May 3 left much debris in its wake. But before debris removal can begin on private property, residents must sign consent forms allowing cleanup...

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