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

Friday, May 2, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - More than $5 million in Individual Assistance and Public Assistance has been approved for West Virginians as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office...
Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - As the first anniversary of the May 2, 2002 flood approaches, West Virginians look toward measures that could prevent repeated loss. More than 7,000 eligible residents in six...
Monday, April 28, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Flood-stricken West Virginians living in high-risk flood areas, also known as special flood hazard areas, who had the foresight to purchase flood insurance from the National Flood...
Monday, April 28, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Residents of West Virginia?s 24 disaster-declared counties have until May 13 to register for disaster assistance if they suffered uninsured or underinsured losses and intend to seek...
Friday, April 25, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Financial assistance in the amount of $2.1 has been obligated to repair or replace disaster-damaged public facilities through Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Public...
Thursday, April 24, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Residents of West Virginia's 24 disaster-declared counties have until May 13 to register for disaster assistance if they suffered uninsured or underinsured losses and intend to seek...
Thursday, April 24, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - As the first anniversary of the May 2, 2002 flood approaches, West Virginians look toward measures that could prevent repeated loss. More than 7,000 eligible residents in six...
Wednesday, April 23, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - With more than $2.3 million in disaster housing funds issued to more than 1,000 West Virginians in the wake of the Feb. 16 winter storm, state and federal officials advise recipients...
Friday, April 18, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- State and federal officials announce the opening of the Mercer County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the City Hall, 100 Courthouse Rd., Council...
Friday, April 18, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of Emergency Services officials continue response and recovery efforts for those affected by the severe winter...
Thursday, April 17, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of Emergency Services (WVOES) officials use a question-and-answer format to offer information about the Feb. 16...
Thursday, April 17, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Reporting applicants making fraudulent claims to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an important step in identifying the small percentage of disaster assistance...
Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Following the major disaster declaration resulting from ice storms and flooding Feb. 16, farmers and ranchers in West Virginia are eligible for disaster-recovery assistance from the...
Monday, April 14, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announced the opening of the Jackson County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on April 15 at the New Ripley Fire Dept., 337 West Main St., Ripley, WV. The...
Monday, April 14, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - West Virginia state and Federal officials continue meetings for the newly declared snow counties with state and local government agencies to determine eligibility for snow emergency...
Friday, April 11, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of Emergency Services officials continue response and recovery efforts for those affected by the severe winter...
Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Twelve more West Virginia counties have been declared eligible for federal and state snow emergency assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Louis...
Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Homeowners, landlords and business owners are urged to check with local and county governments regarding permits before repairing or rebuilding a structure damaged by winds or...
Wednesday, April 9, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announced the opening of the tenth West Virginia Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to provide information to those affected by the damage and losses caused...
Wednesday, April 9, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - People and businesses damaged by the severe winter storms, record/near record snow, heavy rains, flooding and landslides that occurred Feb 16 may be eligible for Federal tax relief...