News Releases for Virginia Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1655)

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Tuesday, August 22, 2006 - 00:00
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The independent City of Galax in southwest Virginia has been added to the list of Commonwealth jurisdictions declared eligible for public assistance based on damage assessments...
Thursday, August 17, 2006 - 00:00
GLEN ALLEN, VA -- After the Virginia floods of late June and early July, as well as the recent flooding in Shockoe Bottom (Richmond), the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency...
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 00:00
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Mecklenburg and Rappahannock counties have been added to the list of Commonwealth jurisdictions declared eligible for public assistance based on damage assessments compiled by the...
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 00:00
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Virginians are being strongly advised by state and federal disaster officials not to make the mistake of thinking property damage caused by high water is covered by regular...
Thursday, July 27, 2006 - 00:00
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced today that four additional Commonwealth counties are now...
Friday, July 21, 2006 - 00:00
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The impact of disasters is wide-ranging, including public facilities and increasing the workload of local governments. Taking a lead role in helping communities recover is FEMA’s...
Thursday, July 13, 2006 - 00:00
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Virginia to...