Disaster Aid Application For April Storms ‘Simplified’ By FEMA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is making it easier for people to get help in a disaster. FEMA reduced some eligibility criteria for receiving support. Plus, it created funds for serious needs and housing relief.

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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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Justice Calls On FEMA, Lawmakers To Supplement Storm Aid

After intense storms last week, Gov. Jim Justice is seeking federal aid from FEMA and the creation of an on-retainer state emergency fund by West Virginia lawmakers.

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Less Than Three Weeks Left To Claim Aid For Flood Damages

The deadline to file a federal aid claim over personal property damaged in August 2023 flooding incidents is April 1. West Virginia residents of several counties can receive grants for damages not covered by insurance.

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