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 -- Residents who called their local officials to report damages following the June 11 storm, must also call the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) toll-free teleregistration number to apply for federal and state disaster assistance programs.
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.