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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).

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.