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Federal Aid Programs for West Virginia Emergency

Here is a summary of disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s emergency disaster declaration for West Virginia.

  • FEMA is authorized to provide appropriate assistance for required emergency measures, authorized under Title V of the Stafford Act, to save lives and to protect property and public health and safety, or to lessen or avert the threat of a catastrophe in the designated areas.
  • FEMA is authorized to provide emergency protective measures, limited to direct federal assistance, under the Public Assistance program at 75 percent Federal funding.

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