W.V. – 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 mudslides of July 28-29, 2017. After
this event, Public Assistance was made available to twelve counties with the
presidential major disaster declaration of Aug. 18.
Public Assistance program provides supplemental federal assistance to state,
local, tribal, and territorial governments and certain private non-profit
organizations for the repair and restoration of public infrastructure after a
disaster or emergency issued by the President.
state hosts and leads Applicant Briefings to provide an introduction on how the
disaster assistance process works. FEMA staffers will be on hand to help answer
questions. The schedule is on the
Assistance program applicants who have questions or are not sure if they are an
eligible PA applicant, contact the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security
and Emergency Management at 304-558-5380.
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disability, English proficiency or
economic status. If you
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