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President Declares Disaster for WV Counties
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of West Virginia to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of April 3-5, 2015.
The President's action makes federal funding available to state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides in Boone, Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo, and Wayne counties.
Federal funding is available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures statewide. Federal aid for individual homeowners in the affected area is still under review. More information may be found at the FEMA disaster web page located at