Emergency Management

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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Statewide Tornado Drill Scheduled With Radio, Television Alerts

At 11 a.m. on March 20, the West Virginia Emergency Management Division (EMD) will host a statewide tornado drill. Residents will not receive a phone notification when the drill occurs.

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1 Dead, 1 Missing In Eastern Kentucky Coal Prep Plant Collapse

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear signed a declaration of emergency in Martin County, and rescue teams were working to locate the missing worker.

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