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West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides (DR-1696)

Incident period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on May 01, 2007

News

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.

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $6708634.83 $615680.44 $6086077.94
Last Updated: Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:41 (Updated daily)

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