West Virginia Flood Victims Get $10 Million in Federal, State Aid

June 23, 2009

Federal and state officials have given out more than $10 million to victims of last month’s catastrophic flooding in West Virginia.

The funds include grants for temporary housing, home repairs and other needs like medical costs and personal property losses.

The money is disbursed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and state homeland security officials through FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program.

Individuals in Calhoun, McDowell, Mingo, Raleigh and Wyoming counties can register for assistance through July 14.

So far, Mingo has the most FEMA registrations, with more than 2,221, according to FEMA. Overall, more than 4,000 people have registered for disaster assistance with the agency.

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