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

September 8, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- Disaster recovery officials have announced the opening of a second disaster recovery center to serve victims of the severe flooding resulting from Tropical Depression Gaston on August 30. The center location is: Dumbarton Library 6800 Staples Mill Road at Penick Road Henrico County Hours of Operation: Thursday, Sept. 9. - Noon to 7 p.m. Starting Friday, Sept. 10 - Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
September 6, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that government entities in five jurisdictions impacted by Tropical Depression Gaston on August 30 are eligible for federal disaster aid through FEMA’s Public Assistance program.
September 5, 2004
News Release
RICHMOND, Va. -- A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Richmond at noon on Monday, September 6, 2004, to help people who suffered losses and damages from the severe flooding brought on by Tropical Depression Gaston on August 30.
September 2, 2004
News Release
» Federal Aid Programs For Virginia Disaster Recovery Washington, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has authorized the use of federal disaster funds to help families and businesses in southeastern Virginia recover from the effects of Tropical Depression Gaston.

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