West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding and Landslides (DR-1474)
Incident period: June 11, 2003 to July 15, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 21, 2003
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
June 27, 2003
Charleston, WV -- Disaster assistance is now available for three additional West Virginia counties. The counties of Berkeley, Lincoln and Wyoming incurred disaster damages from the severe storms, flooding and landslides that began on June 11. They were added to the list of counties eligible for individual assistance based on a review of damage data gathered by federal, state and local disaster recovery officials.
June 26, 2003
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 severe storms, flooding and landslides of June 11 and continuing. Even if residents have already registered with the Red Cross, Salvation Army or other voluntary agencies or have reported damage to local officials, they still need to call FEMA's toll-free number to be considered for state/federal assistance.
June 21, 2003
» How To Apply For Disaster Assistance Washington, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for West Virginia to help families and businesses in the southwestern part of the state recover from the effects of flooding rains that started last week, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.