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June 18, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Disaster assistance for Preston County has been made available to help homeowners, renters and businesses recover from the severe storms and flooding the night of June 7, the head...
June 15, 2001
Charleston, WV -- More than $1 million in disaster housing assistance has been approved, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials. The funds, issued within ten days of the...
June 15, 2001
Charleston, WV -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a toll-free number that residents of West Virginia can call to receive information about disaster assistance. Those who have...
June 13, 2001
Charleston, WV -- A town meeting designed to help disaster victims learn the "ins and outs" of disaster assistance will be held in Kanawha County, at the Dunbar National Guard Armory at 7 p.m.,...
June 13, 2001
Charleston, WV -- A town meeting designed to help disaster victims learn the "ins and outs" of disaster assistance will be held in Logan County, at Chapmanville Middle School at 7 p.m., Thursday,...
June 13, 2001
Charleston, WV -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announce the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Wyoming County for residents who sustained damage due to the severe storms...
June 11, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Within four days of the Presidential declaration for disaster aid to West Virginia, checks for disaster housing assistance have gone out to some of the victims of the severe storms...
June 11, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Disaster assistance has been made available for nine additional counties to help residents and local governments recover from the recent severe storms, flooding and landslides that...
June 7, 2001
Charleston, WV -- Region III is responding to a disaster declared June 3 to help West Virginia families and businesses recover from the effects of the severe storms and floods that began last month....
June 4, 2001
Washington, DC -- Federal disaster aid has been made available for West Virginia to help families and businesses recover from the effects of the severe storms and floods that began last month,...
May 25, 2001
Harrisburg, PA, -- Region III recently tested the ability of state and local emergency officials to safeguard the public in the event of an incident at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. The...
May 22, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- At the request of Region V, which is handling disasters in Minnesota and Illinois, Region III personnel are staffing a disaster field office...
April 18, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- Region III today hosted the Spring Meeting for its Regional Interagency Steering Committee (RISC). The members of the RISC represent the agencies that would respond to a major...
April 18, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- Region III is supporting the new $100 million program to aid fire departments throughout the region and the country. Since March 19, the...
March 19, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing more than $1 million to help Darby Borough residents escape the risk of serious...
March 15, 2001
Williamsburg, VA -- In his presentation at the Virginia Emergency Management Association's annual conference, Dr. Henry W. Fischer, III provided evidence that debunks many popular myths regarding the...
March 5, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will continue to operate a mobile home park in Courtland, VA, providing temporary housing for 28 families displaced by Hurricane...
February 28, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- FEMA Region III has selected the City of Chesapeake, Virginia to participate in the Comprehensive HAZMAT Emergency Response-Capability Assessment Program (CHER-CAP). CHER-CAP is a...
February 27, 2001
Philadelphia, PA -- Region III celebrated African-American History Month in fine fashion today as Mr. Albert El, President of the "Triple Nickles" Association of...
January 29, 2001
Courtland, VA -- With nearly 40 hurricane-displaced families remaining in the temporary mobile home park, the Commonwealth of Virginia has requested a 90-day extension of the FEMA...

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