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August 17, 2006
GLEN ALLEN, VA -- After the Virginia floods of late June and early July, as well as the recent flooding in Shockoe Bottom (Richmond), the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency...
August 4, 2006
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Mecklenburg and Rappahannock counties have been added to the list of Commonwealth jurisdictions declared eligible for public assistance based on damage assessments compiled by the...
August 1, 2006
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- Virginians are being strongly advised by state and federal disaster officials not to make the mistake of thinking property damage caused by high water is covered by regular...
July 27, 2006
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) announced today that four additional Commonwealth counties are now...
July 21, 2006
GLEN ALLEN, Va. -- The impact of disasters is wide-ranging, including public facilities and increasing the workload of local governments. Taking a lead role in helping communities recover is FEMA’s...
July 13, 2006
WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for Virginia to...
April 17, 2006
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) authorized the use of federal funds on April 15 to help the Commonwealth of Virginia fight...
September 13, 2005
Washington, D.C. -- The President today declared an emergency exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement Commonwealth and local response efforts to assist evacuees...
November 18, 2004
SALEM, Va. -- Telephone lines for victims of Tropical Depression Jeanne to register for disaster assistance will be closed Thanksgiving Day, federal and state officials said today. The lines are...
November 17, 2004
SALEM, Mass. -- Qualified Virginia residents who suffered damages from Tropical Depression Jeanne have a month left to apply for assistance, state and federal disaster officials said today. The...


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