News Releases for West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1838)

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- West Virginians have suffered a major flood disaster every year for the last three years. When the next disaster is declared will you be able to answer yes if asked...
Monday, July 27, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The heavy storms, flooding and mudslides of early May caused a great deal of destruction in West Virginia. Many homes and businesses were damaged, and some individuals...
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Many West Virginia residents are indifferent to the need to purchase flood insurance because their home or rental property has never flooded. If this is your experience and...
Monday, July 20, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The combined dollar amount of disaster relief to West Virginia to date tops $26 million. Recovery dollars came to the State following the federal disaster declaration of...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The early May storms that resulted in a Federal disaster declaration for the State of West Virginia caused damage to public facilities as well as homes and businesses....
Monday, July 13, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Tomorrow, July 14, is the last day to apply for disaster funds if you had losses because of the early May storms. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...
Thursday, July 9, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Survivors of the disaster caused by the severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and landslides that devastated many in West Virginia in May, can apply for free legal services...
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- If you suffered losses because of the storms in early May and you have not registered for federal disaster funds, you have just one week left to apply. The deadline to...
Monday, July 6, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- More than $11.6 million in disaster relief is approved for West Virginia, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Division of...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- West Virginians who had losses resulting from the early May storms have only two weeks left to apply for disaster assistance or for a U.S. Small Business Administration (...
Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Disaster survivors in Mercer County are now eligible to apply for disaster assistance to help them recover from the effects of the severe storms, flooding, mudslides, and...
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- If you received a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan application when you registered for disaster assistance, you should fill it out and return it. You were...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The State/Federal Disaster Recovery Center and the U.S. Small Business Administration Business Recovery Center and Business Outreach Centers, will be closed on Friday,...
Monday, June 29, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Flooding disasters don't just affect people - they also affect pets, and pets depend on people for their safety. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and...
Saturday, June 27, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is Monday, June 29 if you live or work in Raleigh or McDowell Counties and lost income because of the early...
Saturday, June 27, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- When kids see news about a storm or flood or other kind of disaster it can make them feel helpless, experts say. Or they may hear their friends or relatives talking about...
Friday, June 26, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- More than $11.1 million in disaster relief is approved for West Virginia, with another $2.5 million in low interest loans approved by the U.S. Small Business...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announced that the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in...
Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- The recent severe storms in West Virginia have underscored the value of flood insurance. Since homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover flooding, Congress created the...
Monday, June 22, 2009 - 00:00
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Disaster preparedness requires more than a "one size fits all" emergency plan. Disaster officials from the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency...

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