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West Virginia Hurricane Sandy (EM-3358)

Incident period: October 29, 2012 to November 08, 2012
Emergency Declaration declared on October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Response and Recovery Information

The following counties under PA-B are limited to direct federal assistance: Barbour County, Berkeley County, Boone County, Braxton County, Brooke County, Cabell County, Calhoun County, Clay County, Doddridge County, Fayette County, Gilmer County, Grant County, Greenbrier County, Hampshire County, Hancock County, Hardy County, Harrison County, Jackson County, Jefferson County, Kanawha County, Lewis County, Lincoln County, Logan County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mason County, McDowell County, Mercer County, Mineral County, Mingo County, Monongalia County, Monroe County, Morgan County, Nicholas County, Ohio County, Pendleton County, Pleasants County, Pocahontas County, Preston County, Putnam County, Raleigh County, Randolph County, Ritchie County, Roane County, Summers County, Taylor County, Tucker County, Tyler County, Upshur County, Wayne County, Webster County, Wetzel County, Wirt County, Wood County and Wyoming County.


January 16, 2013 - News Release

CHARLESTON, W.Va – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has dispersed more than $1 million in Public Assistance to help state and local governments pay for expenses incurred as a result of October’s Hurricane Sandy massive debris cleanup, infrastructure repair and emergency protective measures.   

November 16, 2012 - News Release

CHARLESTON, Wv. – When several feet of snow, days of rainfall, and high winds isolated hundreds of thousands of people with no power, no heat, and limited communication, West Virginia officials asked FEMA for help.The request required FEMA to move mountains, so FEMA moved mountains of commodities for the West Virginia National Guard to distribute to areas that need them. The staging areas for the commodities are the Charleston and the Martinsburg National Guard facilities.

November 12, 2012 - News Release

WASHINGTON -- At the direction of President Barack Obama, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to lead the federal government's effort to provide assistance and support to states affected by Hurricane Sandy, ensuring the federal family and its public and private partners continue to provide all available resources to support state, local, and tribal communities in affected areas. The Administration's top priority remains supporting states, tribes and communities, as response efforts continue.

Geographic Information

Map of declared counties for [West Virginia Hurricane Sandy (EM-3358)]

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 $19,645.54 $19,645.54 n/a
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 08:19 (Updated daily)

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