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September 1, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. — Disaster recovery officials have a key message for homeowners, renters and business owners in the four West Virginia counties approved for Individual Assistance as a result of the...
August 31, 2017
FEMA plays no role in the demolition of damaged homes nor marks homes for demolition, contrary to rumors of such activity in Wetzel County. FEMA advises applicants not to demolish homes prior to an...
August 31, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Three State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers serving survivors in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties will remain open Labor Day to help those whose homes or businesses...
August 30, 2017
If you’re a survivor of the West Virginia severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017 and get a letter that says your application for federal assistance is “ineligible” or “...
August 29, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Are you a homeowner or renter whose home is uninhabitable or who lost valuables because of West Virginia’s severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017?...
August 29, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. – Disasters attract a few trying to help themselves rather than those who suffered losses. Precautions can help those affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and...
August 28, 2017
FEMA housing inspectors are assisting eligible West Virginia survivors of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017 by setting appointments with applicants to verify...
August 28, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located at the Hundred High School Library, 3490 Hornet Highway, Hundred,Wetzel County, will open Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017, to help those...
August 28, 2017
Three State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers are open to help those whose homes or businesses were affected by the severe storms, flooding, landslides and mudslides of July 28-29, 2017.Marion County (...
August 25, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located at Bishop Donahue High School, 325 Logan St., McMechen, Marshall County, will open Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 to help those whose...
August 25, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. – The state has announced a schedule of six briefings for West Virginia applicants for FEMA’s Public Assistance Program following the severe storms, flooding, landslides and...
August 25, 2017
CHARLESTON, W. Va. — Four teams of disaster survivor assistance specialists are working in affected areas across West Virginia, helping survivors of the severe storms, flooding, landslides and...
August 24, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia disaster survivors in Harrison, Marion, Marshall and Wetzel counties are urged to register for federal disaster assistance with FEMA.Individuals and business owners...
August 24, 2017
Charleston, W.Va. – The State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located at Oakhurst Church of Christ, 3500 Husky Hwy, Farmington, Marion County will open Aug. 25, 2017 to help those whose homes or...
August 22, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Region III office, based in Philadelphia, is asking media outlets across the region to help spread the word on the importance of taking...
August 2, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III and the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continue to support recovery in Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland....
July 27, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) and the Pennsylvania Army National Guard (PANG),...
July 18, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) welcomes Ms. Nyla Howell from Springdale, Maryland as one of the 15 national selectees for the 2017–2019 Youth Preparedness Council (YPC...
July 17, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a Biennial Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Surry Power Station. The exercise will...
June 21, 2017
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III continues to be on the ground supporting state and local officials, communities, and individuals in their recovery from the...