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Virginia Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorms (DR-1905)

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Incident period: February 05, 2010 to February 11, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 27, 2010


October 7, 2010 - News Release

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.  -- The catastrophic winter storms that inundated Virginia in December and February left the Commonwealth blanketed with record and near record snow amounts.  The result was two presidential disaster declarations which, as of September 30, has resulted in federal grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) totaling $28,459,094.47

July 13, 2010 - News Release

RICHMOND, VA. -- The Virginia Department of Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced Page County is designated eligible for Public Assistance for the February 5-11, 2010, severe winter storms and snowstorms. 

April 27, 2010 - News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe winter storms and snowstorms during the period of February 5-11, 2010.

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 $27,709,385.53 $22,176,393.78 $4,595,696.95
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 08:25 (Updated daily)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Virginia, FEMA-1905-DR (PDF 22KB)