Disaster Declaration

FEMA Declares April Storms Major Disaster, Opening W.Va. To Federal Funds

Flooding, landslides and tornadoes swept West Virginia in April. FEMA has declared the events a major disaster, allowing residents to apply for federal aid for damages.

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After Devastating Floods, Small Communities Take Steps Toward Recovery

Sigman said the quick response from residents, first responders, and state and local officials resulted in better outcomes for the safety of residents. The National Weather Service said it received its first call about flooding at 6:45 a.m. By 7a.m. a warning had been issued and sirens were activated.

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Flood Disaster Declarations Approved After Summer Storms

The Federal Emergency Management Agency issued two disaster declarations to help clean up the mess in McDowell and Fayette counties based on the July 12 and 13 floods and the August 13 and 14 floods respectively.

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