West Virginia Severe Winter Storms (DR-1455)
Incident period: February 16, 2003 to March 28, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 14, 2003
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March 14, 2003
Washington, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for West Virginia, opening the way for the use of federal funds to help people and communities recover from the effects of a severe winter storm and record snowfall that struck the state last month.