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August 18, 2010
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
News Release
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
July 29, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. - Deadlines to apply for several disaster recovery programs are closing in for the June 12-29 severe storms and flooding in West Virginia. State and federal officials working on June storm recovery offer this watch list:
July 28, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. – Disaster Recovery Centers will no longer be open on weekends.  They are now operating Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. to help West Virginians recover from the severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides that hit the state in June. Disaster Recovery Centers are at the following locations: Logan CountyLogan High School1 Wildcat WayLogan, WV 2560110 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday
July 26, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. -- For many West Virginians with property losses from the June storms, a completed U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) disaster loan application is as essential to recovery as a mop. While federal grants are one form of recovery help, another key resource is the low-interest disaster assistance loan from the SBA for repairs and replacement of flood-damaged real estate and personal property. $765,000 in loans has been approved for homeowners and renters through Saturday, July 24.
July 23, 2010
News Release
BEAVER, W. Va. – June storms and flooding in West Virginia may have created ripple effects that are more difficult to measure than the height of flood water on a living room wall. The upheaval can affect the mental health of children and adults, sometimes in very different ways. Several local mental health providers in West Virginia are partnering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help area residents for free.  They are taking referrals from FEMA and talking with applicants for FEMA assistance who want help coping with loss and changed circumstances.

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