Virginia Severe Storms and Flooding Associated with Tropical Depression Ida and a Nor'easter (DR-1862)
Incident period: November 11, 2009 to November 16, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on December 9, 2009
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
February 1, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- National flood insurance experts with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in cooperation with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), will be reaching out to residents who sustained damage from the November Nor’easter / the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida. A door-to-door campaign to inform residents about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will occur Tuesday, February 2, 2010, in one of Norfolk’s hardest hit areas.
January 21, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Federal and Commonwealth emergency response officials are teaming up with Home Depot to provide information on rebuilding stronger after the flooding caused by the November nor’easter / remnants of Tropical Depression Ida.
January 8, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Residents of Virginia who sustained flooding damages from the November nor’easter / the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida and who had insurance policies backed by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) have an additional 15 days to file their proofs of loss. This extension is being granted in recognition of the difficulties that NFIP policy holders may have encountered while trying to schedule meetings with adjusters and contractors during the Holiday Season.
January 4, 2010
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Commonwealth and federal disaster officials announced today that local governments, which qualify for federal funding due to damage sustained from the November nor’easter / the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida, have until January 8, 2010, to submit their applications for federal public assistance / infrastructure repair funding.
December 18, 2009
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -- Under the severe storms and flooding disaster declared December 9, 2009, federal disaster aid has been made available for the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding associated with the November Nor’easter and the remnants of Tropical Depression Ida.
December 15, 2009
The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Public Assistance Program can fund the repair, restoration, reconstruction or replacement of a public facility or infrastructure, which is damaged or destroyed by a disaster. The step-by-step process for Public Assistance is outlined below: