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October 30, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Learning about weather is a treat for kids on the exciting web sites they can visit for disaster and weather related information. And it's no trick for them to enjoy resources that make them weather savvy. They may be the ones to remind mom and dad how the family can be safer when storms, floods and other serious weather events pay a visit.
October 26, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, VA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced that King George County is designated eligible for public infrastructure assistance associated with Tropical Depression Ernesto. King George joins twenty-two other counties and three cities under the disaster declaration of September 22, 2006.
October 26, 2006
Disaster Federal Register Notice
October 23, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, VA -- If you aren’t located in a flood zone, you may think you don’t have to worry about protecting your home or business against flood damage. But, Mother Nature would tell you otherwise. Nearly a quarter of National Flood Insurance (NFIP) claims come from areas that aren’t considered at high risk for flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has information for both home and business property owners on how to floodproof electrical, plumbing and heating systems.
October 20, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Flooding is one of the most common natural hazards in the United States and has caused more property damage than any other type of disaster. Buying flood insurance can provide economic protection and peace of mind. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management want Commonwealth residents and business owners to know how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) works and to answer any questions they may have. Below are some common myths and misconceptions about flood insurance:
October 19, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced that the counties of Greensville, King and Queen and Lunenburg are now eligible for public infrastructure assistance associated with Tropical Depressopm Ernesto. These three counties are added to nineteen others and three cities under the disaster declaration of September 22, 2006.
October 18, 2006
Disaster Federal Register Notice
October 17, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The difficult weather conditions Virginians are seeing lately must raise lots of questions in the minds of home and business owners. For example, is my home at risk for flooding? Where can I find an insurance agent who will sell me flood insurance? What items in my home might be damaged if it’s flooded? Would a small amount of flooding be costly to recover from? Doesn’t my home insurance policy cover damage from flooding?
October 16, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Every day flooding occurs somewhere in the United States. Floods are the most common natural disaster causing not only billions of dollars in damage, but untold heartache for millions of people. While there is no way to eliminate the pain and suffering caused from natural disasters, individuals and families can lessen the emotional and financial toll from flooding by purchasing flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The NFIP is managed by the U.S Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 7, 2006
News Release
GLEN ALLEN, VA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced today that the city of Newport News is eligible for Public Assistance (PA) for infrastructure damage associated with Tropical Storm Ernesto, during the period of August 29 through September 7, 2006.

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