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

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Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - As people rebuild from flooding, ice and wind-driven rain caused by the severe storms Feb. 16, many who have been affected by the storms will seek contractors to help in the process...
Monday, April 7, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Assistance is only a phone call away, but what happens after disaster victims call the toll-free teleregistration number, 1-800-621-3362, (TTY: 1-800-462-7585)? Callers are assigned...
Monday, April 7, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announce the opening of three additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC). Opening Wednesday, April 9, will be the DRCs in Beckley and Point Pleasant. The...
Friday, April 4, 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...
Friday, April 4, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Six more West Virginia counties have been declared eligible for federal and state disaster individual assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency?s (FEMA) Louis...
Thursday, April 3, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announced plans to close two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) set up to answer questions and provide information to residents recovering from the Feb. 16...
Wednesday, April 2, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Eleven more West Virginia counties have been declared eligible for federal and state disaster individual assistance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA)...
Tuesday, April 1, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - In a potentially dangerous severe-weather situation would you (and your family) prefer to be among the first or among the last to know? Hint: first is a whole lot better and...
Monday, March 31, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announced the opening of three additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC). Opening Thursday, April 3 will be the DRCs in Milton and Spencer. The...
Friday, March 28, 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, March 27, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a special edition of its disaster recovery newsletter to assist those affected by the damage and losses caused by the winter...
Thursday, March 27, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Disaster assistance registration and Helpline days for the toll-free number, 800-621-FEMA, change Sunday to six days a week. The line will not be open on Sundays. Persons with...
Wednesday, March 26, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Inspectors from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other disaster assistance agencies are in the field as an important part of the recovery process for people...
Wednesday, March 26, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) on Thursday, March 27, in Big Chimney, Kanawha County, to assist those affected by the damage and...
Tuesday, March 25, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - State and federal officials announce the opening of three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Jackson, Lincoln, and Wayne counties to assist those affected by the damage and losses...
Tuesday, March 25, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - West Virginia state and Federal officials have set meetings with state and local government agencies, private nonprofit organizations and institutions to determine eligibility for...
Monday, March 24, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Households that were without power from the winter storm of Feb. 16 and continuing may qualify for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and are urged to...
Monday, March 24, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Floodwaters can be toxic. Under the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Individuals and Households Program (IHP), owners of flood-damaged wells and septic tanks may be...
Monday, March 24, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - In response to a request from Governor Bob Wise, President George W. Bush signed a major disaster declaration March 14 for the record and near-record snowfall that began February 16...
Thursday, March 20, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the designated counties affected by the winter storm of February 16 and...

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