News Releases for Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Snowfall, Heavy Rain, Flooding, and Mudslides (DR-1458)

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Thursday, May 1, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Applicant briefings for town and city officials, state agencies, and eligible private non-profit organizations in Lee, Pulaski and Roanoke counties will be held next week, officials...
Thursday, May 1, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- More than two months ago, severe winter storms swept across the state, producing floods and leaving many Virginians in need of disaster assistance. Responding to a request from Gov....
Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- State and federal disaster officials are advising applicants who suffered losses in February's severe winter storms and flooding to return the completed U. S. Small Business...
Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Individuals from three additional localities who lost work because of the severe storms and flooding in Southwest Virginia Feb.15-28 may now be eligible for disaster unemployment...
Monday, April 28, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- FEMA has made additional federal and state disaster assistance available to 25 Virginia localities. This assistance will help residents, businesses and local governments recover from...
Thursday, April 24, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- State and federal disaster officials have approved more than $1.1 million in assistance for Virginia residents and businesses to help them recover from the February winter storms and...
Wednesday, April 23, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- When a disaster like February's floods in Southwest Virginia occurs, insurance proves its value - but it may not cover or apply to all disaster-related expenses. If you live in a...
Wednesday, April 23, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Virginia residents in disaster-declared localities whose wells or septic systems were damaged as a result of the February severe storms and floods, may be eligible for financial...
Monday, April 21, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- The federal-state Disaster Recovery Centers in Southwest Virginia will close on Saturday, April 26 after a final week of assisting applicants for recovery aid. The four centers - in...
Thursday, April 17, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- A total of $836,000 in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved, to help Virginia residents and businesses with recovery, in the three weeks since the disaster for...
Wednesday, April 16, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- FEMA inspectors are visiting Virginia residences damaged in the February severe storms and floods to evaluate the nature and extent of the damage inflicted. "You must apply...
Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Hours of operation for FEMA's Disaster Recovery Centers are changing. Beginning April 17, the centers will operate six days a week, Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The...
Tuesday, April 15, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Individuals who may have lost work because of the severe storms and flooding in Southwest Virginia Feb.15-28 may be eligible for disaster unemployment assistance. Self-employed and...
Monday, April 14, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- A Disaster Recovery Center is scheduled to open Monday, April 21, in Clintwood to assist people in the Dickenson County area who suffered losses in February's severe winter storms...
Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- A third Disaster Recovery Center, this one in Wise, Wise County, is opening to assist people who suffered losses in February's severe winter storms and flooding. FEMA announced the...
Wednesday, April 9, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Southwest Virginia residents affected by the February flooding should exercise caution when contracting for home repairs, submitting claims, and replacing damaged items. Federal...
Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 00:00
Q: My home was badly damaged in the February flooding. What kind of help is available? A: You may be eligible for assistance through the FEMA Individuals and Households Program (IHP). This program...
Tuesday, April 8, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Disaster-affected residents who called FEMA's hotline or registered at a recovery center are receiving aid to help with emergency housing and business expenses. As of...
Sunday, April 6, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- Residents of Buchanan County can visit a Disaster Recovery Center close to home starting Tuesday for first-hand information on available assistance for the mid-February storms and...
Friday, April 4, 2003 - 00:00
Lynchburg, VA -- People in Virginia who suffered damages from February's winter storms and flooding will be able to get information at a Disaster Recovery Center beginning Saturday, April 5,...

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