News Releases for West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding and Landslides (DR-1474)

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Thursday, September 4, 2003 - 00:00
Pago Pago, American Samoa - The American Samoa Government and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Helpline hours of operation will change, effective Sept. 13, 2003, to Monday through...
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- More than 60 West Virginians called to apply for disaster assistance on Aug. 20, 2003 - the final day that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management...
Wednesday, August 27, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Persons who live or work in Preston and Marion Counties who are unemployed as a direct result of recent severe storms, flooding and landslides should file claims immediately for...
Tuesday, August 26, 2003 - 00:00
Director of the Putnam County Library System Jackie Chaney examines the materials in the Disaster Resource Kit presented by Mike Jones, FEMA community relations field officer....
Friday, August 15, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- When parents talk to children about preparing for life's hazards, they may overlook the need to teach about disaster readiness. However, knowing ahead of time how to prepare and...
Thursday, August 14, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- State, federal and local officials and voluntary agencies continue to help West Virginians who were affected by the severe storms, flooding, and landslides that began on June 11,...
Wednesday, August 13, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - West Virginia disaster victims who have not yet registered for federal disaster assistance have only one more week to apply. Aug. 20, 2003 is the last day to file applications for...
Tuesday, August 12, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Federal and state officials announced the closing this week of the Kanawha County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). The center will close at the end of the business day on Friday, Aug...
Friday, August 8, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- For many, family pets have a respected place in the home and are as important as any household member. Knowing how to plan for and protect your pets before and after a disaster is...
Thursday, August 7, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Home and property losses due to the recent storms caused financial difficulty for many West Virginians who may have lost their jobs or means of earning a living. Persons who live or...
Wednesday, August 6, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- West Virginia has sustained serious storms resulting in a federally-declared disaster every year for the last three years. Mental health officials believe residents who have been...
Wednesday, August 6, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- West Virginia disaster victims who have not yet applied for federal disaster aid have only two more weeks to apply. Aug. 20, 2003 is the last day to file applications for most...
Monday, August 4, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- State, federal and local officials and voluntary agencies continue to help West Virginians who were affected by the severe storms, flooding, and landslides that began on June 11,...
Monday, August 4, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Federal and state officials announced the closing this week of the Harrison and Logan County Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC). The centers will close at the end of the business day on...
Monday, August 4, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- When people think of safe rebuilding, they might picture a monstrous and costly task, such as constructing a house from the first two-by-four to the last brush of paint. Yet, there...
Friday, August 1, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Many West Virginia residents remain without flood insurance because their home or business has never been flooded. If this is your experience and you live in a low- to moderate-risk...
Thursday, July 31, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - Under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) individuals and business owners who purchased flood insurance that was in effect before June 11, 2003 could qualify for increased...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides information on how to protect your home's major systems and appliances when building or...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- Residents of Marion County who suffered losses from the severe storms, flooding, and landslides that occurred between June 11 and July 15, 2003 may be eligible for disaster...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Charleston, WV -- A sudden storm can cause serious damage to property and possessions, but the homeowner who takes steps to retrofit his or her home in anticipation of the unexpected comes out ahead...

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