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One Week Since the Floods, Where are We Now?

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, we look at where we are now – one week since historic flooding devastated parts of West Virginia.

Jesse Wright brings us an update on additional counties now under the Federal Emergency Management Agency; Kara Lofton tells us about the dangers of tetanus and other diseases brought about by the floods.

Dave Mistich brings us a look at the concerns over looting in flood affected communities; Clark Davis tells us about the role dams played in managing the extreme weather events, and we hear from the Kanawha County Humane Association and what their doing to help displaced pets.

Liz McCormick is WVPB's Eastern Panhandle and education reporter/producer. Liz is a native of Charleston, West Virginia and received her B.A. in Communications from Shepherd University in 2014. You can connect with Liz via email at emccormick@wvpublic.org or on Twitter @LizMcCormickWV