West Virginia Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides (DR-1918)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 29, 2010
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
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
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
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.
July 22, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. -- Beginning Saturday, July 24, Disaster Recovery Centers will be open for four hours on Saturdays in addition to the full-day schedule Monday through Friday.
July 21, 2010
BEAVER, W. Va. -- The deadline for local and state agencies, public utilities and certain nonprofit agencies to file their requests for disaster assistance from the June storms and flooding is Saturday, July 24, 2010. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) can reimburse the cost of debris removal, eligible emergency response measures and repairing or replacing some public facilities affected by the June 12-29 severe storms, flooding, mudslides and landslides.
Incident period: June 12, 2010 to June 29, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 24, 2010