News Releases for West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding and Landslides (DR-1558)

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Friday, January 14, 2005 - 00:00
Charleston, W. VA. -- West Virginians know, as well as anyone, what it is like to clean up flood damage after suffering a total of seven federally declared flood disasters in 2003 and 2004. In the...
Thursday, December 16, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. VA.-- There have been three, nearly back-to-back floods in West Virginia this year and Project Recovery has been an integral part of each recovery effort, providing free counseling to...
Monday, December 6, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. VA. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wheeling, WV (56 16th Street) will close on Friday, December 10, 2004 at 5 P.M. Until that time, the center’s normal hours of operation...
Tuesday, November 30, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. VA.-- Whenever a flooding disaster occurs, a behind-the-scenes effort to preserve each community’s historical heritage is set in motion. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and...
Wednesday, November 24, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. – Over 30 voluntary agencies in five northern counties (Ohio, Brooke, Hancock, Marshall and Wetzel) that provide assistance to people in their respective communities, recently...
Thursday, November 18, 2004 - 00:00
Charleston, W. VA. -- Only one day remains for individuals and business owners in the 19 West Virginia counties designated for individual assistance to call and register for state and federal aid to...
Tuesday, November 16, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Federal and state funds to assist West Virginians with Hurricane Ivan flood recovery efforts has reached more than $49 million, state and federal recovery officials said today...
Friday, November 12, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Only one week remains for those who have not yet registered for federal and state disaster assistance to obtain help with recovery from the September flooding caused by...
Tuesday, November 9, 2004 - 00:00
State and federal recovery officials today reminded West Virginians in the panhandle that the Wellsburg Disaster Recovery Center closes at 5 p.m., November 11, but that the Wheeling Disaster Recovery...
Monday, November 8, 2004 - 00:00
Charleston, W. Va. -- All too often, when floods or other natural disasters hit homes and businesses, important records or precious memories are lost forever. However, with some advance planning...
Friday, November 5, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- As part of the disaster response to September’s Hurricane Ivan flooding in West Virginia, $7,738,745 has been paid so far in claims through the National Flood Insurance Program (...
Friday, November 5, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The last flood mitigation outreach station at an area home improvement center, in Wellsburg, Brooke County, will close November 14, officials of the Federal Emergency...
Friday, November 5, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is searching for land to lease in Marshall and Wetzel counties for temporary mobile home parks for those who lost their homes,...
Thursday, November 4, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - For people displaced by this year's flooding disasters, the process of returning to restored housing can be drawn-out. But, steadily, affected individuals and families are...
Wednesday, November 3, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – During the 45 days since Hurricane Ivan caused destructive flooding in West Virginia, it’s possible that people who may be entitled to disaster aid have picked up information that...
Monday, November 1, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Three Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) placed in operation in the Northern Panhandle after September's Hurricane Ivan flooding will close this week and next, federal and state...
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Office of Emergency Services announced today the addition of Logan County for Individuals and...
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- November 19 - little better than three weeks away - is the deadline for individuals and business owners in West Virginia who sustained damage from September's Hurricane Ivan...
Thursday, October 28, 2004 - 00:00
This is the third ASK FEMA column from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for anyone who has questions and needs answers about federal disaster assistance programs. These questions are...
Wednesday, October 27, 2004 - 00:00
CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Operators of commercial mobile home parks in Hancock, Brooke, Marshall and Wetzel counties in the Northern Panhandle are urged to notify the Federal Emergency Management...

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