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West Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms (DR-1903)

Incident period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 23, 2010


July 9, 2010 - News Release

CHARLESTON, WV --  The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency   Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced three additional counties have been designated eligible for infrastructure disaster aid for the February 5-11, 2010, severe winter storm and snowstorm.  The counties are Grant, Mineral and Monongalia. 

April 29, 2010 - News Release

CHARLESTON, W.V. -- As a result of the severe winter storms and snowstorms which blanketed parts of West Virginia in December and February, Federal disaster declarations were signed by the President.  Under the declaration, certain private nonprofit organizations (PNPs) may be eligible to receive Federal assistance when they meet certain Public Assistance (PA) criteria.

April 23, 2010 - News Release

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for the State of West Virginia. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

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 $3,302,658.43 $3,195,592.70 $108,699.81
Last Updated: Friday, April 29, 2016 - 06:27 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • West Virginia, FEMA-1903-DR (PDF 22KB)