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December 2, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- As the first 30 days in the Commonwealth of Virginia recovery concludes following Hurricane Matthew, people in seven cities and two counties are eligible for disaster...
December 2, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to supplement commonwealth and local...
December 2, 2016
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's disaster declaration issued for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...
December 1, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Effective Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, the Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Virginia Beach will close on Sundays.DRCs located in Hampton, Portsmouth, and Suffolk will remain open...
November 30, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — As the Hampton, Portsmouth, and Suffolk localities join the four existing cities eligible for federal and Commonwealth disaster aid, residents with damage who haven’t registered...
November 29, 2016
PHILADELPHIA - Those homeowners and businesses who have flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) now have 120 days from the date they sustained Hurricane Matthew flood...
November 25, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – New Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Hampton officially open at 1 p.m., Monday, Nov. 28, then will operate regular hours from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m....
November 23, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is committed to helping all eligible Virginia disaster survivors recover from Hurricane Matthew storm and flood damage, including...
November 22, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Chesapeake, Norfolk, and Virginia Beach will close for the holidays on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, and Friday, the day after Thanksgiving....
November 21, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia residents still recovering from Hurricane Matthew should review their insurance policies carefully before filing claims, said the Virginia Department of Emergency...
November 17, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Winter is on its way and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) want to remind homeowners to check whether their...
November 16, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. –Virginians who applied for disaster assistance after Hurricane Matthew damaged property and homes, should read letters or other correspondence from FEMA carefully.If you disagree...
November 15, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- Effective Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Virginia Beach will begin operating under new hours. The new operating hours are 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.,...
November 14, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — If you are among the thousands of Virginians who have registered for disaster assistance since Hurricane Matthew struck the Commonwealth, and you didn’t register directly with...
November 14, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Nearly $4 million in federal assistance has been approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Virginians recover from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. ...
November 12, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va— Effective Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Chesapeake and Norfolk will begin operating under new hours. The new operating hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,...
November 12, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Watch out for sneaky characters pretending they’re going to help you make repairs!As government agencies and charitable groups began providing disaster assistance, the Virginia...
November 11, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. —Even if you have homeowners’, renters’ or flood insurance, you are urged to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Registering with FEMA is a primary step...
November 10, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – One week after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the Commonwealth of Virginia, more than $3.1 million has been approved for homeowners and renters affected...
November 9, 2016
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.—Survivors who have damages from Hurricane Matthew are urged to visit the newly opened Norfolk Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) to register, apply for recovery assistance, and have...