FEMA: President Biden Approves Major Disaster Declaration for Virginia

FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the flooding and mudslides from July 13-14, 2022.

Public assistance federal funding is available to the commonwealth, eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and repair or replacement of facilities, including direct federal assistance under public assistance in Buchanan and Tazewell counties.

Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures within the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Charles Monroe Maltbie III has been named the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas. Additional designations may be made at a later date.

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