One Week To Apply For Disaster Assistance

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Release date: 
October 2, 2001
Release Number: 
1378-58

Charleston, WV -- Residents of West Virginia who suffered damage from the severe storms, and flooding have only one week remaining to register for state and federal disaster assistance programs. The last day to register for Federal Disaster assistance is Wednesday October 10, 2001.

State and Federal officials urge those who have not yet registered to do so as soon as possible by calling FEMA's toll-free registration line at 800-462-9029 (TTY 800-462-7585). Disaster assistance specialists are available to take calls between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Homeowners, renters, farmers, agricultural producers, and business owners in West Virginia who sustained damage from the severe storms may apply for federal assistance.

Those with questions about Federal programs or the status of their applications may call the FEMA Helpline at 800-525-0321 (TTY 800-462-7585). Helpline specialists are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Last Updated: 
July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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