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June 13, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W. Va. -- Quickly administering aid to 18 affected West Virginia counties, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $7 million in Public Assistance (PA) funding. These funds will help repair and replace public infrastructure damaged by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides during the period of April 14-18, 2007.
May 25, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W. Va. -- Delivering aid quickly to affected West Virginia communities, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security?s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has obligated more than $5 million in Public Assistance (PA) funding. These funds will help repair and replace public infrastructure in 18 West Virginia counties damaged during mid-April storms, mudslides and flooding.
May 23, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W. Va. -- An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Following this adage, West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working together on actions to reduce future flood damages. This effort is part of FEMA's Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) which provides federal grants to states, local governments and Indian tribes for long-term hazard mitigation projects after a major disaster declaration.
May 17, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W. Va. -- State and federal officials have completed meetings with local and state officials about the types of federal aid available to help recover from flooding following the mid-April storms. Public Assistance (PA) - federal aid to replace or repair disaster-damaged public property - is available in 18 West Virginia counties.
May 14, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W.Va. -- Within two weeks of the disaster declaration, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated more than $1.5 million in federal funding to help West Virginia repair and replace public facilities damaged during mid-April flooding, landslides and mudslides. President Bush declared a major disaster in seven West Virginia counties on May 1, and 11 additional counties were made eligible for assistance on May 12.
May 10, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W. Va. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announced today that 11 additional counties affected by the mid-April storms that caused severe flooding, landslides, and mudslides are now eligible for disaster Public Assistance.
May 10, 2007
Disaster Federal Register Notice
May 9, 2007
News Release
CROSS LANES, W.Va. -- West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin III has executed a disaster aid agreement between State of West Virginia and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The federal government can now release funds to assist counties designated for public assistance to repair public facilities damaged by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides during the period of April 14-18, 2007.
May 1, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration for West Virginia. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
May 1, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- 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 West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of April 14-18, 2007.

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