Flood Survivor? Here's How to Register with FEMA
The Federal Emergency Management Agency issued a press release announcing details on how survivors affected by West Virginia flooding can get assistance. Federal disaster assistance for individuals and families can include money for rental assistance, essential home repairs, personal property loss and other serious disaster-related needs not covered by insurance.
FEMA officials have reported that over $290,000 of federal funding has been approved for individuals and households affected by the disaster. 2,600 individual registrations have already been received, 800 of which have already been referred to inspectors.
Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) are one-stop shops for eligible storm survivors to provide one- on-one, face-to-face help.
- Kanawha County Crede Warehouse
3300 Pennsylvania Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., (open seven days a week)
- Richwood City Hall
6 White Ave, Richwood, WV
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. (open seven days a week)
- 201 Kanawha Ave, Rainelle, WV
Hours of operation: 7:00AM-7:00PM (opens June 30, 2016)
Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is currently located in Greenbrier County:
- 65 West Main St. in White Sulfur Springs, WV 24986
Hours of operation: 7 a.m. – 7.p.m until Friday with additional hours to be determined.
FEMA also accepts registrations through your smartphone at http://m.fema.gov.
And for those without access to the internet, FEMA has a toll-free number:
1-800- 621-FEMA (3362)
For the deaf or hard of hearing: