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DISASTER RELIEF INFORMATION
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (July 05, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced representatives from a number of state agencies are now stationed at Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Recovery Centers to provide state assistance to residents and businesses affected by flooding.
Representatives from state agencies including the Governor’s Office, Department of Health and Human Resources, Division of Motor Vehicles, West Virginia National Guard, Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster, Workforce West Virginia, State Tax Department, Insurance Commissioner’s Office and more will be available to help residents and small business owners get the resources they need. Students from West Virginia University’s College of Law will also be on hand to help residents complete FEMA and state agency forms and provide advice on how to obtain legal services.
Residents and businesses of counties that have been declared federal disaster areas should visit www.disasterassistance.gov or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). To locate a Disaster Recovery Center near you, visit asd.fema.gov/inter/locator/home.htm or call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362). Callers should dial option 3 to talk to an agent. Disaster Recovery Centers are also staffed by FEMA representatives to provide affected residents with one-on-one assistance in registering for federal aid.
West Virginians still needing immediate assistance should contact their local office of emergency management. Contact information for each county can be found at www.dhsem.wv.gov/Important%20Contact%20Numbers/Pages/default.aspx.