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August 6, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- Help, in the form of emergency farm assistance, may be available for family farmers who suffered losses from the double-barreled onslaught of severe storms and flooding which soaked...
August 3, 2001
Charleston, WV -- West Virginia residents who have been ravaged by several floods over the past three months have received $33.7 million in state and federal disaster recovery assistance to begin...
August 3, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- More than 200 flood-stricken southwestern Virginia residents have registered for federal-state disaster recovery assistance since President Bush reopened the disaster incident period...
August 2, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Perhaps as many as 20,000 West Virginia college and university students suffered losses in this year's disastrous floods. Saturday, the West Virginia Association of Student...
August 2, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Hours of operation for the five fixed and three mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and West Virginia Office of...
August 1, 2001
Warminster, PA -- More than $2.4 million is on its way to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the replacement of a commuter railroad bridge washed away by flooding in June, Federal Emergency...
August 1, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- Residents of seven storm-drenched southwestern Virginia counties are now eligible to apply for federal and state disaster individual assistance programs, the head of the Federal...
August 1, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- December 10 - 13, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold the International HAZMAT Spills Prevention Conference and the EPA Region III Chemical Emergency Preparedness...
August 1, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Homeowners, renters and business owners in Greenbrier and Nicholas Counties who sustained damage in storms, flooding and mudslides during the last three months can now apply for...
July 31, 2001
Charleston, WV -- West Virginia flood victims will get additional time to apply for federal/state disaster assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reopened the disaster...
July 30, 2001
Charleston, WV -- West Virginians in the 22 disaster-declared counties who have applied for assistance and whose recovery needs have not yet been resolved are urged to call the Federal Emergency...
July 30, 2001
Charleston, WV -- West Virginia residents who have suffered losses in the floods and mudslides dating back to May have more time to apply for federal/state disaster recovery assistance. The Federal...
July 28, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- Disaster officials announced the first 59 critical-needs grant checks are ready to go out to individuals and families suffering uninsured losses in the July 8-10 flooding in Tazewell...
July 27, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- In the two weeks since a presidential declaration enabled residents of Tazewell County to register for a wide range of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and state recovery...
July 27, 2001
Tazewell, VA -- Tazewell County residents who find hazardous materials (Hazmat) or containers on their property caused by the July 8-10 flooding are encouraged to contact their local fire department...
July 27, 2001
Charleston, WV -- In the nearly eight weeks since the federally declared disaster for severe storms, floods and mud slides, more than $17 million in federal and state disaster assistance has been...
July 26, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Crisis counseling is available to help West Virginia residents rebound from the state's floods and mudslides. State and federal disaster recovery officials said the program, funded...
July 26, 2001
Charleston, WV -- The calamitous floods and mudslides that struck West Virginia recently destroyed many homes and left hundreds of others unlivable--damaged beyond repair. State and federal...
July 25, 2001
Charleston, WV -- As cleanup continues in the aftermath of the severe storms and floods that deluged 22 West Virginia counties, state and federal officials urge disaster victims to take measures to...
July 25, 2001
Charleston, WV -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Office of Emergency Services are working to identify the small percentage of disaster assistance applicants who...