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

Incident period: September 16, 2004 to September 27, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 20, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 21, 2004
News Release
» Fact Sheet: Federal Aid Programs For West Virginia Disaster Recovery WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for West Virginia to help people in the northwestern part of the state recover from the effects of torrential rains that struck the area late last week, according to the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 21, 2004
News Release
CHARLESTON, W.Va.-- A toll-free telephone registration number is now available for those who suffered property damage or personal losses in the West Virginia counties affected by Hurricane Ivan. On September 20, 2004 in response to a request from Governor Bob Wise, President Bush signed a major disaster declaration. The declaration designated the counties of Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Pleasants, Tyler, Wetzel and Wirt eligible for federal aid to help meet the recovery needs of stricken residents and business owners.

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