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 1, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 9, 2007
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
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
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.