News Releases for West Virginia Severe Winter Storms (DR-1455)

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Thursday, June 12, 2003 - 00:00
Philippi, WV -- Citizens in the City of Philippi, Barbour County, will get a 10 percent discount on most National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policies. Philippi residents are eligible for these...
Wednesday, June 11, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- The figures are remarkable. In the last quarter-century, more than 17,000 West Virginians with flood insurance have received more than $1.6 billion in loss payments. In the last...
Tuesday, June 10, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than $11.4 million dollars is being processed for payment to eligible applicants to reimburse costs of Public Assistance (PA) and provide Individual Assistance (IA) to West...
Monday, June 9, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Since the floods of 2001 and 2002 nearly $16 million has flowed into West Virginia communities as a part of a state and federal mitigation program. Under the Hazard Mitigation Grant...
Wednesday, June 4, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than $750,000 has been released for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public Assistance reimbursement to the 20 West Virginia counties declared for the record...
Tuesday, June 3, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- With the memory of the May 2002 flood and the 12 federally declared disasters in the state since 1996, West Virginians seek ways to protect families and keep property losses to a...
Friday, May 30, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than $4.6 million in Individual Assistance has been approved for West Virginians as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of Emergency...
Tuesday, May 27, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- West Virginians took great care to limit legal gambling to a few very specific locations a few years ago. But every year, hundreds of thousands of residents throughout the state...
Friday, May 23, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Nearly $4.5 million in Individual Assistance has been approved for West Virginians as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of Emergency Services...
Wednesday, May 21, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than $10 million has been approved for release to individuals and the state as well as counties and municipalities to help West Virginians recover from the mid-February...
Tuesday, May 20, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Federal, state and local governments do all they can to reduce flood hazards that can cost lives as well as billions of dollars in damages and losses to residential and business...
Monday, May 19, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- "Public Assistance (PA) helps to strengthen communities that do not have the means or resources to bounce back quickly from a natural disaster," according to Stephen Kappa, state...
Friday, May 16, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than $4.1 million in Individual Assistance has been approved for West Virginians as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of Emergency...
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- High ground does not guarantee that you are safe from floodwaters. But it does mean that you may be eligible for a low-cost Preferred Risk Policy (PRP) available through the...
Monday, May 12, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Inspecting utilities in damaged homes is important as West Virginians recover from recent storms. Check for gas leaks: if you smell gas or hear a blowing or hissing...
Monday, May 12, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Flood dangers do not end when the water begins to recede, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that has been working with West Virginia Office of Emergency...
Saturday, May 10, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - With its history of flooding, West Virginians need to know what to do once the flood arrives, according state and federal disaster recovery officials. The Federal...
Friday, May 9, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than $3.8 million in Individual Assistance has been approved for West Virginians as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of...
Thursday, May 8, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- History can be a great teacher. West Virginians can prepare for future flooding with attention to a personal evacuation route and communication plan. "Learn...
Tuesday, May 6, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) expects to approve funding for as many as two dozen contracts for right-of-way debris removal through the West Virginia Department of...

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