News Releases for West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding and Landslides (DR-1522)

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Friday, September 3, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The Town of Daisy, in Logan County, will be the site of the fifth and final temporary mobile home park, according to federal and state disaster officials. The site was located...
Monday, August 30, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- When the Memorial Day storms struck West Virginia, the storm was the fifth disaster declaration within an 18-month period. The flooding that occurred on July 28 was the sixth....
Wednesday, August 18, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the R.A. West Memorial Mobile Home Park in Varney, Mingo County, will be held at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow, Thursday. The site will accommodate 16...
Friday, August 13, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Lou Botta, federal coordinating officer for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Steve Kappa, state coordinating officer for the West Virginia Office of Emergency...
Thursday, August 12, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- When the May rainstorms and landslides struck West Virginia, many residents lost their homes or found they were uninhabitable. In Mingo and Logan counties, which suffered the...
Thursday, August 12, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia residents of the 24 counties designated under the June 7, 2004 disaster declaration resulting from the Memorial Day Storms, received more than $32.3 million in...
Thursday, August 12, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- When the Memorial Day storms struck West Virginia, Mingo County sustained more damage than any other area. The storm came on top of three disaster declarations within a 15-...
Saturday, August 7, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginia residents of the 24 counties designated under the June 7, 2004 disaster declaration resulting from the Memorial Day storms have received more than $31.3 million...
Wednesday, August 4, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- When family life is disrupted by a natural disaster, children often feel vulnerable or just plain scared. Well-thought out plans that involve them in pre-disaster and post-...
Monday, August 2, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Federal and state officials have announced the closing of the remaining three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) placed in operation after the May storms. The DRCs are located in...
Monday, August 2, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va.-- Some people who have received flood insurance policies under the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP) Group Flood Insurance Program (GFIP) will have to renew those policies...
Friday, July 30, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Total assistance approved for West Virginians affected by the floods and landslides that began Memorial Day weekend is approaching $27 million. More than 8,000 applications for...
Friday, July 30, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- West Virginians who had damages as a result of the May storms and who live in the disaster-designated counties, are assured by federal and state officials that funds are...
Friday, July 30, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Federal and state recovery officials are warning those who were affected by the Memorial Day weekend severe storms and floods to be aware of anyone who claims to be able to...
Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Some residents who were affected by the storms, floods and landslides that began on Memorial Day, assume they are ineligible for disaster assistance and fail to apply for help....
Thursday, July 29, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is searching for land to lease in southern West Virginia that will serve as a temporary mobile home park site for those who lost...
Wednesday, July 28, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- This weekend the public will have an opportunity to see one type of the temporary housing units provided to eligible disaster assistance applicants by the Federal Emergency...
Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 00:00
Charleston, W. Va. -- When a natural disaster strikes a community, volunteers rally to residents who have needs not covered by insurance, or by federal and state disaster assistance programs. Because...
Tuesday, July 27, 2004 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Outreach Team will visit five counties hard-hit by the Memorial Day weekend storms that caused severe floods and landslides....
Friday, July 23, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The West Virginia Office of Emergency Services and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are continuing a Building Supply Outreach Partnership with home supply stores to...

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