News Releases for Virginia Hurricane Irene (DR-4024)

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Monday, October 17, 2011 - 00:00
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- When Hurricane Irene swept into Chesapeake, Va. Aug. 27, the city was ready, thanks to an active citizenry and mitigation grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 00:00
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Savvy Virginians know how to protect their homes from the country’s #1 natural disaster: buy flood insurance. “Flooding is the most common disaster in this country, but homeowner’s...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 00:00
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Eight additional counties and one city have been designated for federal disaster assistance to help local governments along with select private non-profit facilities recover from...
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 00:00
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- With Hurricane Irene, governments face a massive -- and expensive -- workload. They are the first to respond to the storm. They must address the tons of debris that the hurricane...
Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 00:00
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Thirteen additional counties and four independent cities have been designated for federal disaster assistance to help local governments along with select private non-profit...
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 00:00
WASHINGTON–The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents in coastal and inland areas around the Gulf of Mexico to continue to closely monitoring Tropical Storm Lee and be prepared...
Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 00:00
The administration, coordinated through FEMA, is committed to bringing all of the resources of the federal family to bear to support the states and territories that have been affected by Hurricane...
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 00:00
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to...
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 00:00
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Virginia. Assistance for...
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