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FEMA Awards Nearly $2 Million to Help People Cope with COVID-19-Related Stress

FEMA Region 3 has awarded nearly $2 million to help fund crisis counseling services for people struggling with mental health issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic

As of June 25, these states had received crisis counseling service grants for a total of $1,991,704:

  • District of Columbia:  $350,507

FEMA Awards $26.8 Million Grant to Relocate West Virginia Elementary School

The State of West Virginia will receive $26.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help relocate an elementary school damaged in 2016 by severe storms, floods, landslides and mudslides.

This award provides $26,851,044.60 in federal funding for the relocation of the Clendenin Elementary School, which was damaged as a result of FEMA-DR-4273-WV. This funding is being provided under authority of Section 428 of the Robert T. Stafford Act.

Prepare for the 2020 Hurricane Season Now

PHILADELPHIADuring these unprecedented times, it is important to remember disasters won’t wait. As we continue our efforts with the whole of America to respond to and recover from coronavirus (COVID-19), we are also leaning forward and preparing for the upcoming hurricane season. Tropical Storms Arthur and Bertha have already been named, and we can’t predict if Cristobal, Dolly, Edouard, or Fay will be the next named hurricane to impact the mid-Atlantic in 2020.

Local, State and Federal Partners Provide Food Assistance During COVID-19 Response

Even in the best of times, getting food on the table is a major concern for families in need. Now, measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have added to the anxieties of not only those families but those now finding themselves without income. With nonessential businesses ordered to close, followed by rounds of layoffs and furloughs, the previously employed are now swelling the ranks of those requiring food assistance.

Presidente Donald J. Trump aprueba declaración por desastre mayor para el estado de West Virginia

WASHINGTON — La Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA, por sus siglas en inglés) anunció que asistencia federal por desastre está disponible para el estado de West Virginia para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación para el estado y gobiernos locales afectados por la enfermedad pandémica del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) empezando el 20 de enero 2020, y continúa.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration for State of West Virginia

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of West Virginia to supplement the state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on January 20, 2019 and continuing.

Cost Share Adjustment allows for $60.9 Million in Additional Funding for WV

The state of West Virginia will receive an additional $60, 979,321.56 from FEMA as a result of President Donald J. Trump amending West Virginia’s 2016 Disaster Declaration (DR-4273).

FEMA Approves $131 Million for the Replacement of Three Schools in West Virginia

The State of West Virginia will receive $131,671,998.45 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the replacement of Richwood Middle School, Richwood High School, and Summersville Middle School damaged as a result of FEMA-DR-4273-WV (Severe Storms, flooding, Landslides and Mudslides).

FEMA Approves $52 Million for the Replacement of Herbert Hoover High School

The State of West Virginia will receive $52,304,385.75 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the replacement of Herbert Hoover High School, which was damaged as a result of FEMA-DR-4273-WV (Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides and Mudslides).