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Update on FEMA Support to Kanawha and Nicholas County, WV

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM), the West Virginia School Building Authority, the Kanawha County Board of Education, the Nicholas County Board of Education, are working in partnership to complete environmental assessments for the replacement of four flood damaged schools in Kanawha County and Nicholas County, West Virginia.

FEMA’s support to Kanawha and Nicholas County, WV

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in coordination with West Virginia Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (WVDHSEM), the West Virginia School Building Authority, the Kanawha County Board of Education, the Nicholas County Board of Education, and the applicant’s contractor(s), including their environmental contractors, are working in partnership to complete environmental assessments for the replacement of four flood damaged schools in Kanawha County and Nicholas County, West Virginia.

FEMA Approves Over $3 million for Projects to Repair Roads Following February 2018 Storms

PHILADELPHIA – The State of West Virginia will receive $3,187,554.00 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for roadway repairs in Marshall and Tyler Counties following damages sustained to multiple roads during the February 14 – 20, 2018 severe storms, flooding, and landslides in West Virginia.

Kanawha County, West Virginia Lowers Flood Insurance Premiums Nearly $75,000

PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Kanawha County, West Virginia have received a nearly $75,000 reduction in their flood insurance premiums through an increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

Prepare Now for Extreme Cold and Possible Winter Weather

PHILADELPHIA – As officials from the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III monitor the incoming cold front, residents across the Mid-Atlantic are encouraged to prepare for extreme cold temperatures and pote

Accomack County, Virginia Lowers Flood Insurance Premiums

PHILADELPHIA – Residents of Accomack County, Virginia have received a reduction in their flood insurance premiums through increase of various floodplain management measures encouraged by the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).

FEMA Seeks Business Engagement in January Exercise

PHILADELPHIA – Every year, natural disasters impact communities across the country. Wildfires, hurricanes, flooding, and other events disrupt lives and businesses to varying degrees, but one certainty is that events like these will continue to occur with potential impacts to businesses of every size. Planning and preparing for these events means coordinating with partners from multiple organizations, including both the public and private sector.

Flood Insurance Roundtable Brings Key Public, Private Partners Together to Increase Insurance Coverage in Virginia

PHILADELPHIAToday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the Commonwealth of Virginia, will be hosting the Virginia Flood Insurance Partners Roundtable.

FEMA, State Continue Building Resiliency in Maryland

PHILADELPHIA – The State of Maryland and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) understand the importance of risk reduction and vulnerability identification before a disaster strikes. On November 29 – 30, 2018, the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), FEMA, the United States Department of Energy, and the National Governors Association met with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s Executive Council at the Maryland Resilience Retreat.