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November 8, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- When the owners of a new Buffalo Wild Wings Grill and Bar franchise considered opening in the historic Shockoe Bottom entertainment district of Richmond, they knew the area was prone to flooding. They made the decision to modify the building that was to house their new restaurant to make it flood resistant.
November 8, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that more than $10.1 million in federal disaster aid has been approved to date for government entities to help with cleanup and repairs after Tropical Depression Gaston struck August 30. “It’s difficult for individuals to recover from a storm, and it’s also difficult for localities,” said Marianne C. Jackson, federal coordinating officer for FEMA’s recovery effort. “This money will help offset the expenses that local governments and the commonwealth incurred during Gaston.”
November 5, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal and state disaster officials announced today that more than $12.2 million in disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved for victims of Tropical Depression Gaston since the Sept. 3 presidential declaration. Here is a summary of activities for the period ending Nov. 4, 2004:
November 1, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- Tuesday, Nov. 2, is the last day for victims of Tropical Depression Gaston to register to receive federal and state disaster assistance. Victims may call 1-800-621-FEMA toll free, 24 hours a day. The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585 for the deaf and hearing impaired. Those with Internet access may register by going to fema.gov.
October 29, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. – Federal and state disaster officials announced today that more than $11.3 million in disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved for victims of Tropical Depression Gaston since the Sept. 3 presidential declaration. Here is a summary of activities for the period ending Oct. 28, 2004:
October 27, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that $5.5 million in federal disaster aid has been approved to date for government entities to help with cleanup and repairs after Tropical Depression Gaston struck August 30. “Gaston was a severe storm, but Virginians came together and weathered it,” said Marianne C. Jackson, federal coordinating officer for FEMA’s recovery effort. “But now the waters have receded, and these funds will help communities deal with the bills that remain.”
October 26, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- There is only one week left for individuals and business owners in 12 Virginia localities affected by Tropical Storm Gaston to call and apply for disaster assistance. The deadline is Nov. 2. Residents and business owners are eligible in the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond, and the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent and Prince George.
October 22, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal, state and voluntary agencies are continuing to work together to help Virginia residents recover from the effects of Tropical Depression Gaston. So far, a total of $10.5 million in disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved for victims of the storm since the September 3 presidential declaration. Here is a summary of activities for the period ending October 21, 2004:
October 19, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- It’s two weeks until Election Day. And, there are also only two weeks left for individuals and business owners in 12 Virginia localities affected by Tropical Storm Gaston to call and apply for disaster assistance. The deadline is November 2. Residents and business owners are eligible in the cities of Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond, or the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Hanover, Henrico, King William, New Kent and Prince George.
October 15, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal, state and voluntary agencies are continuing to work together to help Virginia residents recover from the effects of Tropical Depression Gaston. So far, a total of $9.4 million in disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved for victims of the storm since the September 3 presidential declaration. Here is a summary of activities for the period ending October 14, 2004:

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