News Releases for Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1525)

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Friday, July 16, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- When disaster strikes, voluntary agencies often are among the first to arrive on the scene and among the last to leave. Volunteer response to spring floods in southwest Virginia was...
Friday, July 16, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- One month after four southwest Virginia counties were declared federal disaster areas, recovery assistance approved to help renters, homeowners and businesses with disaster related...
Monday, July 12, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- One month after southwest Virginia was affected by severe storms, people are still actively cleaning up --- but beginning to ask, “ What about next time?” The rebuilding and repair...
Wednesday, July 7, 2004 - 00:00
The disaster registration line - 1-800-621-3362, TTY 1-800-462-7585 -- for southwest Virginians affected by late May and June storms, tornadoes and flooding is changing hours of operation,...
Wednesday, July 7, 2004 - 00:00
There is only a couple of days left to visit the Disaster Recovery Center in Richlands, state and federal recovery officials said today. "We want to remind all affected by the tornadoes, floods...
Wednesday, July 7, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- Federal disaster assistance approved to help Southwest Virginians recover from severe storms, flooding and tornadoes damages between May 24 and June 26, 2004, has reached more than $1...
Friday, July 2, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Richlands, located in the Old Richlands Armory at 1851 Cranwell Drive, will close at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 10, announced Commonwealth and...
Friday, July 2, 2004 - 00:00
Disasters don’t take holidays, and neither do disaster recovery workers, Commonwealth and federal recovery officials said today. “While July 5 will be observed as a day-off by many, we will be open...
Monday, June 28, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- Federal disaster assistance approved to temporarily house Southwest Virginians affected by severe storms, flooding and tornadoes starting May 24, 2004, has reach more than $500,...
Saturday, June 26, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- The Richlands Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will change its hours of operation effective Monday, June 29. The DRC, located in the Richlands Police Department building (the...
Friday, June 25, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- Federal and state disaster grants do not impact other types of assistance, such as Social Security payments or Aid to Families with Dependent Children, federal and state recovery...
Thursday, June 24, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON,Va. -- Community relations officers from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Commonwealth of Virginia are reaching out to individuals affected by the severe storms that...
Monday, June 21, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- Commonwealth and federal officials announced today that $70,667 in disaster housing assistance grants has been issued to assist those affected by the severe storms and flooding in...
Sunday, June 20, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- Residents of Lee, Russell and Tazewell counties in Virginia, who have applied for disaster assistance, can expect to have their homes inspected by the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Saturday, June 19, 2004 - 00:00
LEBANON, Va. -- State and federal officials announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Richlands, Virginia, to assist residents of southwestern Virginia who suffered losses and...
Tuesday, June 15, 2004 - 00:00
» Federal Aid Programs For Virginia Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid was made available today to help families and businesses in southwestern Virginia recover from the...
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