West Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-Line Winds (DR-4071)
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November 19, 2012
CHARLESTON, Wv. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM) announced today, the deadline to apply for disaster aid for damages resulting from the late-June/early-July derecho is being extended to December 19, 2012.
November 16, 2012
CHARLESTON, Wv. - Less than one week remains for West Virginia residents to register for disaster assistance to help with losses caused by the late-June/early-July derecho. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging everyone in the 20 affected counties to apply by Monday, November 19.
July 23, 2012
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for West Virginia. Assistance for the State and Affected Local, Tribal Governments Can Include as Required:
Incident period: June 29, 2012 to July 8, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 23, 2012