Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding and Tornadoes Associated with Tropical Depression Gaston (DR-1544)

Incident period: August 30, 2004 to September 8, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 3, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

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:
October 13, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- This year’s hurricane season, one of the worst on record, has shown the importance of having up-to-the-minute weather information. As essential as a smoke detector for fires, a special National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Weather Radio can alert you to approaching severe weather.
October 8, 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 $8.7 million in disaster assistance grants and loans has been approved for victims of the storm since the September 3 presidential declaration. The declaration covers 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.

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