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September 25, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — The remaining State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center serving West Virginians in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties will close 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 29.The center,...
September 22, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You may receive Group Flood Insurance coverage if you claimed disaster assistance for a home or personal belongings not covered by flood insurance after the July 28-29, 2017...
September 20, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In one month since West Virginia received a federal major disaster declaration following the severe storms of July 28-29, 2017, about $4.2 million in federal assistance has been...
September 17, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va.—West Virginia disaster survivors affected by the July 28-29 flooding event have one month left to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.The...
September 14, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Two State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers serving West Virginians in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties will close operations next week. The Marion County DRC will...
September 14, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — West Virginians repairing or rebuilding homes damaged by recent storms and floods can get free information on making their homes stronger and safer in Fairmont Sept. 18-25.FEMA...
September 13, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Three State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers serving West Virginians in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties will be closed Sundays beginning Sept. 17. They are open...
September 13, 2017
The deadline is Sept. 21 to file for Disaster Unemployment Assistance by those who reside or work in Harrison, Marshall, Wetzel and Marion counties. Those counties were included in the Aug. 18 major...
September 12, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Homeowners, renters and business owners throughout West Virginia who purchase flood insurance from the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) are protected as soon as an initial...
September 12, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — You may find yourself moving more than once if you’re a survivor of West Virginia’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017.If you’ve had any...
September 11, 2017
With more than $2 million in disaster assistance already in the hands of West Virginia storm survivors, state and federal officials have some advice: Resist the urge to splurge.• State and federal...
September 7, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Hours will change Monday, Sept. 11, at the three State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers serving West Virginia survivors in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties. They are...
September 7, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — With more than $2 million in disaster assistance already in the hands of West Virginia storm survivors, state and federal officials have some advice: Resist the urge to splurge....
September 7, 2017
CHARLESTON, W.Va.— Those who receive federal disaster assistance as a result of the July 28-29, 2017 severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides will not pay additional income taxes or see any...
September 7, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — All applicants for FEMA recovery assistance have the right to appeal if they are dissatisfied with FEMA’s determination letter.The first step is to read the FEMA determination...
September 6, 2017
If you have homeowners or flood insurance, you can still register with FEMA for assistance for an eligible need not covered. However, survivors must take care not to accept the same benefits from...
September 6, 2017
Charleston, W. Va. – Free disaster-related legal advice is available to low-income West Virginia survivors of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017. Legal services...
September 5, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in...
September 5, 2017
WHAT: West Virginia disaster survivors in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties are urged to register for federal disaster assistance with FEMA one of three ways.HOW: Individuals and...
September 5, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — West Virginians repairing or rebuilding homes damaged by recent storms and floods can get free information Sept. 7-12, in Clarksburg, on making their homes stronger and safer....