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2012-02-27 05:00 - News Release

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. - Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners in central Virginia who suffered damage from the August 23 earthquake is one week away. Counties designated for disaster assistance are Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, King George, Louisa, Orange and Spotsylvania as well as the City of Fredericksburg. The deadline to register for disaster aid is Monday March 5, 2012.

2012-02-24 05:00 - News Release

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Since the counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, King George, Louisa, Orange, Spotsylvania and the City of Fredericksburg have been eligible for Individual Assistance, significant amounts of federal aid have begun to flow into the affected areas.

2012-02-20 05:00 - News Release

MIDLOTHIAN, Va.? -- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) registration deadline for renters, homeowners and business owners in central Virginia who suffered damage from the August 23 earthquake is two weeks away. Counties designated for disaster assistance are Albemarle, Culpeper, Fluvanna, Goochland, King George, Louisa, Orange and Spotsylvania as well as the City of Fredericksburg. The deadline to register for disaster aid is Monday March 5, 2012.

2012-02-07 05:00 - News Release

Follow this link to a related FEMA video:www.fema.gov/medialibrary/media_records/7386

2012-02-07 05:00 - News Release

Midlothian, Va. -- All FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close at the end of business Saturday, February 11, 2012 state and federal officials have announced. DRCs are located in Louisa County at 520 E. Main St., Louisa, VA, and in Spotsylvania County at 8960 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, VA. One-on-one assistance is still available by calling the FEMA helpline at 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Disaster survivors may speak with FEMA specialists for a variety of reasons:

2012-02-04 05:00 - News Release

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Albemarle County is hosting The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and The Small Business Administration (SBA) to a Town Hall Meeting to provide information to Albemarle County residents who may have suffered damage from the August 23, 2011 earthquake. Where:Albemarle County Office BuildingLane Auditorium, 2nd Floor401 McIntire RoadCharlottesville, Va., 22902 When:Monday, February 13, 2012From 7:00 - 9:00 pm

2012-02-03 05:00 - News Release

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Natural disasters disrupt the daily routine of survivors' lives, and nowhere is a disrupted routine more evident than when a school is destroyed.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is awarding approximately $3.25 million dollars to rebuild Louisa County Public Schools' Thomas Jefferson Elementary School.  This is FEMA's first Public Assistance grant over $1 million to assist the Commonwealth following the August earthquake.

2012-02-02 05:00 - News Release

Midlothian, VA -- The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Albemarle and King George counties are now eligible for Individual Assistance (IA) as part of Virginia's federal earthquake disaster declaration. Under the Individual Assistance program homeowners, renters and business owners in these counties are now eligible for assistance to help them recover from the earthquake.

2012-02-01 05:00 - News Release

Midlothian, VA -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Louisa County at 520 E. Main St., Louisa, VA, and in Spotsylvania County at 8960 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, VA, will close permanently at 6:00 PM, Saturday, February 11, state and federal officials have announced. One-on-one assistance is still available.

2012-02-01 05:00 - News Release

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Orange County is hosting The Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and The Small Business Administration (SBA) to a Town Hall Meeting to provide information to Orange County residents who may have suffered damage from the August 23, 2011 earthquake. Where:Orange CountyAirport Terminal Building11275 Aviation WayOrange, Va. 22960 When:Thursday, February 9, 2012From 7:00 - 9:00 pm