Virginia Earthquake (DR-4042)

Incident period: August 23, 2011 to October 25, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 4, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

January 23, 2012
News Release
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Fluvanna County is hosting The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and The Small Business Administration (SBA) to a Town Hall Meeting to provide information to Fluvanna County residents who may have suffered damage from the August 23, 2011 earthquake. Where:Carysbrook Performing Arts Center8880 James Madison Highway Fork Union, Virginia 23055 When:Wednesday, February 1, 2012From 7:00 - 9:00 pm
January 23, 2012
News Release
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Goochland County is hosting The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)  and The Small Business Administration (SBA) to a Town Hall Meeting to provide information to Goochland County residents who may have suffered damage from the August 23, 2011 earthquake. Where:Board of Supervisors Room 1800 Sandy Hook Road Goochland, Virginia 23063 When:Thursday, January 26, 2012From 7:00 - 9:00 pm
January 23, 2012
News Release
Follow this link to a related FEMA video: www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/7146 MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Masonry chimneys and fireplaces are especially vulnerable to earthquake damage, and many Virginia residents experienced such damage firsthand.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) inspectors have visually inspected nearly 4400 homes and in nearly 30% of those visits, inspectors suspected chimney damage.
January 16, 2012
News Release
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Since the counties of Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, Louisa, Orange, Spotsylvania and the City of Fredericksburg have been eligible for Individual Assistance, significant amounts of federal aid have begun to flow into the affected areas. Families, individuals, business owners, and local governments who suffered damage have been approved to receive over a combined $25.2 million in Individual Assistance and Public Assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as well as loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
January 10, 2012
News Release
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- New hours for the Louisa County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) and the Spotsylvania County Disaster Recovery Center will go into effect Sunday, January 15, officials of the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today. The new hours for the DRC located at Triangle Plaza, 502 East Main Street in Louisa and for the DRC located at 8960 Courthouse Road in Spotsylvania are:
January 5, 2012
News Release
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Survivors of the Aug 23 earthquake from the City of Fredericksburg, and the counties of Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, Orange, Spotsylvania and Louisa are eligible for Individual Assistance (IA). How can people in these locations find the information they need? One way is through social media.

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