West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1893)

Incident period: March 12, 2010 to April 9, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 29, 2010

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

April 22, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va.  -- When a disaster happens, local and state officials focus on addressing the immediate needs of survivors and community safety issues. A presidential disaster declaration brings in federal programs to supplement these efforts. As the recovery progresses for individuals, communities need to clear debris from roads, pay for emergency services, and repair and restore damaged infrastructure – roads and bridges, public water facilities, schools, parks, buildings and damaged equipment.
April 21, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- If you live or work in Kanawha, Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer or Raleigh Counties and lost income because of the March severe storms and flooding, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. The deadline to apply is Monday, May 3. "This is not regular unemployment compensation, but a program to help people who lost their jobs or cannot work because of the disaster," said Federal Coordinating Officer Terry L. Quarles, the FEMA official in charge of the West Virginia flooding disaster recovery.
April 21, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- West Virginians affected by the March storms and flooding are urged to be alert for and report potential fraud during recovery and rebuilding efforts. Those who suspect anyone – contractor, inspector, disaster survivor or someone posing as any of these – of committing fraudulent activities should call the Disaster Fraud Hotline toll-free at 800-323-8603. 
April 19, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va.?-- More than $3 million has been approved in federal disaster grants and loans for West Virginians affected by the March severe storms and flooding. Since President Obama declared a major disaster on March 29, officials from the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have been working in close partnership to help affected residents get back on their feet.
April 19, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- Repairing or rebuilding a flood-damaged home? Working on ways to make your home more disaster-resistant? Have questions about flood insurance? Free Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) information will be offered in the Lowe’s home improvement store in Lewisburg this week. Studies show that every dollar spent on mitigation results in four dollars in future benefits and savings in disaster resistance.
April 16, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- To assist Kanawha county residents who suffered damages in the March storms and flooding, the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency are opening a Disaster Recovery Center in Pratt.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • West Virginia, FEMA-1893-DR (PDF 22KB)
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