News Releases for West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, and Landslides (DR-1500)

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Wednesday, December 10, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. VA. - A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens in Boone county on Friday, December 12, as part of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Wednesday, December 10, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. VA. - A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens in Monroe county on Thursday, December 11. The mobile unit is a fully equipped bus from the Department of Homeland Security's...
Monday, December 8, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Temporary Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) deployed to more conveniently serve those who suffered losses as a result of the November storms, will periodically move to new...
Monday, December 8, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Federal and state officials announced the closing this week of the Cabell County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). The center is open until close of business at 7 p.m. on Thursday...
Saturday, December 6, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- In the days and weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors concerning recovery help. Disaster officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Friday, December 5, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Under the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) individuals and business owners who purchased flood insurance that was in effect before the storms and flooding that began on...
Friday, December 5, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- In the aftermath of the severe storms, flooding and landslides from November 11, through November 30, 2003, those affected may find they need help with disaster-related legal...
Friday, December 5, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials today warned that disaster victims should be very careful when selecting contractors to repair damages caused by the recent severe...
Thursday, December 4, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A strong partnership between the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the West Virginia Office of Emergency Services (WVOES) and...
Thursday, December 4, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- West Virginia residents who suffered losses in any of the counties affected by the severe storms, flooding and landslides between November 11 and November 30, 2003 may be...
Wednesday, December 3, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- With well over half of West Virginia counties hard hit by the November storms, housing has surfaced as a crucial need, according to state and federal disaster officials. The...
Monday, December 1, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Homes and furnishings damaged by floods should be cleaned up promptly. Officials with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge West Virginians to begin the...
Monday, December 1, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- State and federal officials announced today that 25 additional counties are eligible for Public Assistance under the November 21, 2003 federal disaster declaration. This brings...
Monday, December 1, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Home and property losses due to the recent storms caused a number of difficulties for West Virginians. For many, another problem surfaced when they lost their livelihood as...
Sunday, November 30, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Following the recent severe November storms, many residents who applied for disaster assistance found they were issued a U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan...
Sunday, November 30, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The first wave of federal disaster workers arrived in West Virginia last weekend to provide assistance to victims of the November floods, according to officials from the Federal...
Saturday, November 29, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Community relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), are reaching out to people affected by the storms, flooding and landslides that began on...
Saturday, November 29, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- In a short eight days since the disaster declaration of November 21, more than $2.5 million in housing assistance and other needs has been approved for distribution to...
Friday, November 28, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the 22 designated counties affected by the severe storms, flooding...
Friday, November 28, 2003 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- State and federal officials announce the opening of five more Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). They are located in Greenbrier, Kanawha, Marion, Mercer and Summers counties. The...

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