Virginia Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds (DR-4072)
Incident period: June 29, 2012 to July 1, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 27, 2012
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 23, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. — Time is limited for state and local officials, county agencies and certain private nonprofit organizations in Virginia to submit a Request for Public Assistance (RPA) for federal disaster funds that can support the recovery from the derecho and severe storms of late June, 2012. The deadline to submit the one-page RPA is Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 for the counties and cities of the commonwealth included in the original disaster declaration.
August 17, 2012
RICHMOND, Va. -- Federal disaster assistance is being made available to seven additional Virginia municipalities that suffered damages during the derecho and severe storms of late June 2012. Public Assistance – which is aid to state and local governments, schools, and certain private nonprofits -- is now available in Franklin, Montgomery, Smyth and Stafford counties and the cities of Buena Vista, Falls Church and Harrisonburg.
July 27, 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 Virginia.Assistance for the Commonwealth and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available for Virginia to supplement the commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms and straight-line winds during the period of June 29 to July 1, 2012.