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Public Notice - Draft Environmental Assessment for Cherry River

PUBLIC NOTICE

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment

FEMA Approves $1.8 Million for Electric Distribution Repairs

PHILADELPHIA – The Commonwealth of Virginia will receive $1,838,646.90 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in federal funding for distribution repairs as a result of damages from Tropical Storm Michael.

Resilient West Virginia. Progress Continues Three Years Later.

PHILADELPHIA – It has been three years since severe flooding impacted West Virginia, devastating homes, communities, and businesses across the state. The people of West Virginia have not only shown great resilience in their ability to recover, but also in their capacity to come together over the last three years to support one another.

Cyber Security Workshop Brings Together State, Federal and Private Sector Partners

PHILADELPHIA – Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency Region III, in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the State of Delaware, hosted a Cyber Security Workshop and Table Top Exercise in Cheswold, DE.

City of Norfolk, Virginia Saves over $1 million a Year in Flood Insurance Premiums

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

West Virginia Floodplain Management Association Celebrates 10 Years with Call for Every Citizen to Take Action

PHILADELPHIA – West Virginia knows flooding. In the past 10 years, West Virginia has had 15 federal disaster declarations for flooding and other related hazards, including the historic flood event in June 2016. Flooding has and will continue to impact the lives of West Virginians; however, action is being taken to reduce that risk and protect lives and property across the state.

Draft Environmental Assessment Public Meeting

PHILADELPHIA – Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a Public Meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the New Kanawha Elementary School- Clendenin. The Information Session will be held on June 18, 2019 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Elkview Middle School.

Prepare Today for the 2019 Hurricane Season

PHILADELPHIA – On September 12, 2018, Hurricane Florence was approaching the mid-Atlantic region as a massive Category 4 hurricane, threatening to bring dangerous storm surge, winds, and massive flooding to coastal Virginia. Within a couple of days, the storm tracked south but brought strong winds and rain to eastern Virginia instead, causing damage across the Commonwealth.

FEMA’s Community Rating System Program Rewards Flood Risk Reduction

PHILADELPHIAFlooding is the most common and costly disaster in the United States. Anywhere it can rain, it can flood. With 98% of counties in the entire United States having experienced a flood and just one inch of water causing up to $25,000 in damage, communities across the country must make tough decisions about protecting lives and property from flooding.