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March 8, 2000
RICHMOND, Va. -- The city of Newport News has been added to the 92 counties and 11 cities that were made eligible for federal disaster assistance following two severe January winter storms. The...
March 7, 2000
RICHMOND, Va. -- The process of applying for federal disaster assistance for reimbursement of emergency work performed in 103 Virginia communities during two severe January winter storms will begin...
March 3, 2000
RICHMOND, Va. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Services (VDES) have opened a disaster field office here to support local governments in...
February 28, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal disaster funds were made available today for Virginia to supplement state and local response efforts to the crippling winter storm that occurred over the period of January...
December 1, 1999
HAMPTON, Va. -- Editors: Final weekly summary report for Virginia disaster relief: Significant Events: In the 10 weeks since the declaration, more than $43 million has been approved for state and...
November 29, 1999
Hurricane Floyd ruined Bill and Debbie Stephenson's home in Isle of Wight Virginia, when heavy rains caused the nearby Blackwater River to overflow. But the hurricane didn't bring financial ruin to...
November 22, 1999
HAMPTON, Va. -- Weeks after Hurricane Floyd's floodwaters have receded, many individuals, businesses, and communities are tallying the damage. It will be months before lives are put back together and...
November 5, 1999
HAMPTON, Va. -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct workshops in Southampton County, Monday through Friday, Nov. 8 - 12, to help individuals and business owners with their SBA...
November 3, 1999
HAMPTON, Va. -- Residents who need help understanding their Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance letters can get answers to their questions by calling the FEMA Helpline,...
November 2, 1999
HAMPTON, Va. -- Weekly summary report for Monday, November 1: STATISTICS More than $20 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been approved for the state of Virginia. 5,747 individuals...


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