Monday, June 29, 2009

FEMA advisory for South Charleston, W. Va. 06.29

When Disaster Strikes – Protect Your Pets
Mon, 29 Jun 2009 15:36:14 -0500

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- Flooding disasters don't just affect people - they also affect pets, and pets depend on people for their safety. The West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) advise that the best protection for your pet is to plan ahead. (Update)

More Than $11.1 Million In FEMA/State Funds Go To West Virginia For Disaster Relief: SBA Approves Close To $2.7 Million In Loans
Mon, 29 Jun 2009 07:32:47 -0500

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- More than $11.1 million in disaster relief is approved for West Virginia, with another $2.5 million in low interest loans approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The announcement was made today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.

Helping Kids Overcome Their Disaster Fears
Mon, 29 Jun 2009 07:39:15 -0500

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W. Va. -- When kids see news about a storm or flood or other kind of disaster it can make them feel helpless, experts say. Or they may hear their friends or relatives talking about what happened to them during a storm or flood; the kids' eyes widen and their ears perk up. They wonder if they could be hurt in a disaster.

Monday Is The Deadline To Apply For Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Mon, 29 Jun 2009 07:37:08 -0500

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is Monday, June 29 if you live or work in Raleigh or McDowell Counties and lost income because of the early May storms.

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