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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).

FEMA Awards West Virginia $4.6 Million to Help First Responders in 2019

Our firefighters, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responders and State Associations work hard every day to keep our communities safe. They rely on equipment, training, and resources to make sure that when there is an emergency, such as a building fire or medical emergency, they can respond quickly and efficiently.

FEMA, Mid-Atlantic States focus on Training in 2019

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in close coordination with our state partners, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia, increased the number of trainings offered throughout the region in 2019. FEMA jointly hosted 38 state partner trainings this year covering a wide variety of topics including overviews of FEMA programs, volunteer and donations management, debris management, hazard mitigation, long-term recovery and sheltering.

Draft Environmental Assessment Public Meeting

Join the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for Summersville Middle School – Glade Creek. The meeting will be held on October 21, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Nicholas County High School, located at 30 Grizzly Lane, Summersville, WV 26651.


Disaster Update DR-4455-WV, October 10, 2019

On Aug. 2, 2019, Federal disaster assistance was made available to the state of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides from June 29-30, 2019.

Environmental Assessment Public Meeting

PHILADELPHIAJoin the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), for a public meeting on the Draft Environmental Assessment for the reconstruction of Herbert Hoover High School. The meeting will be held September 18, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Elkview Middle School, located at 5090 Elk River Rd, Elkview, WV 25071.

Group Flood Insurance Policies Issued for June 2016 Flood Expire August 24, 2019 ‒ Purchase Standard Flood Insurance Now

PHILADELPHIA – Over 500 West Virginia citizens were provided three-year Group Flood Insurance Policy (GFIP) certificates as part of their federal aid package following the June 2016 flooding disaster. These certificates will expire on August 24, 2019.

Programas de asistencia federal para el estado de Virginia Occidental

A continuación, un resumen de los programas federales de asistencia por desastre que podrían estar disponibles según se necesite y se amerite bajo la declaración de desastre del Presidente Donald J. Trump para estado de Virginia Occidental.

La asistencia para los gobiernos estatales y locales elegibles puede incluir según se requiera:

Federal Aid Programs for The State Of West Virginia

Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Donald J. Trump's disaster declaration issued for the state of West Virginia.

Assistance for State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:

El Presidente Donald J. Trump declara un desastre mayor para Virginia Occidental

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 Virginia Occidental para suplementar los esfuerzos de recuperación estatales y locales en el área afectada por tormentas severas, inundaciones y deslaves de tierra y lodo en junio 29 y 30 de 2019.