Virginia Hurricane Isabel (DR-1491)

Incident period: September 18, 2003 to October 1, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 18, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

October 16, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA - The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Community Center, 204 Enos Farm Road, Surry, will close permanently at 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct 18, but state and federal officials want residents to know that help is still just a phone call away.
October 16, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA -- Those who suffered losses or damages as a result of Hurricane Isabel and who live or have a business in the areas declared disaster areas by President Bush under the Sept. 18, 2003 declaration, have one month left to apply for disaster assistance. The following localities are included under the declaration. The deadline for individuals and businesses to register for assistance is Nov. 17, 2003. The independent cities of:
October 16, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Oct. 18 through Oct. 21 to assist individuals in Louisa County and other communities who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel. The DRC will be located at: Louisa Fire Station 300 E. Main St. Louisa, VA The DRC will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday Oct. 19, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 20 and 21.
October 16, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA -- The Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in New Kent County will remain open until further notice to assist individuals in disaster-affected communities who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel.
October 15, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in the old Wal-Mart store in Gloucester, will relocate Oct. 16 to Hayes, where recovery specialists will assist individuals in Gloucester County and other communities who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel. The DRC will be relocated to: Abingdon Fire and Rescue Facility 2676 Hayes Road Hayes, VA
October 15, 2003
News Release
Richmond, VA -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Oct. 18 through Oct. 21 in Charles City County to assist individuals in disaster-affected communities who suffered losses and damages from Hurricane Isabel. Government and School Board Administration Building parking lot 10900 Courthouse Road Charles City, VA 23030 The DRC will be open Saturday, Oct. 18, through Tuesday, Oct. 21. The Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

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Photo of a damaged house. FEMA Federal Coordinating Office, David Fukutomi and Hampton Mayor, Mamie Locke help with the ice distribution at Hampton High School.
One of many houses destroyed from massive flooding caused by Hurricane Isabel along South River Road in the Western part of the state. Photo by Melissa Ann Janssen/FEMA FEMA Federal Coordinating Office, David Fukutomi and Hampton Mayor, Mamie Locke help with the ice distribution at Hampton High School. Photo by Andrea Booher/FEMA


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