West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1918)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 18, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. -- Federal disaster assistance funding has reached $12.6 million to help homeowners, renters, business owners, and government agencies in West Virginia recover from the June 2010 flooding.
August 16, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. -- Officials working on the June storm recovery in West Virginia remind residents with storm-related losses to register for disaster assistance by Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 and to stay in touch through toll-free phone lines. Specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are available every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. to help applicants register and keep up with the progress on their requests for help. The phone number is 800-621-FEMA (3362).
August 11, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. -- While the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of West Virginia are providing a restart for many homes in the counties hardest hit by June storms, voluntary community service and faith-based organizations are tackling the longer term needs of many households.
August 9, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. -- The two remaining Disaster Recovery Centers will close in the next few days. Centers have helped more than 1,300 West Virginians recover from the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides that hit the state in June. Here is the schedule of closings: Closing Thursday, August 12 at 5 p.m.National Guard Armory600 Stewart St. on State Highway 16Welch, WV 2480110 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-FridayCrisis Counselor Mon. & Wed., 2-5 p.m.
July 30, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. – Federal and state flood recovery officials have announced that Disaster Recovery Centers will close during the next two weeks. Centers have helped more than 2,000 West Virginians recover from the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides that hit the state in June. Here is the schedule of closings for all Disaster Recovery Centers:
July 30, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. – State and federal disaster assistance payments and loans have provided more than $5 million in financial help to homeowners and renters in West Virginia with property losses from June flooding. Here is a breakout of funding approved through Thursday, July 29: FEMA housing grants: $3.9 million FEMA and West Virginia grants for essential needs: $266,000 U.S. Small Business Administration low interest loans: $879,000
Incident period: June 12, 2010 to June 29, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 24, 2010