Governor Bob Wise has requested that the
federal government include Nicholas and
Greenbrier counties in the federal disaster
In a letter to President Bush, Wise also asked
for an extension in disaster assistance. The
current deadline is Thursday.
Those counties are:
Boone, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge,
Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Marion,
Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Preston,
Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Summers, Taylor,
Wayne and Wyoming.
Counties declared disaster areas are eligible for
To date, the Federal Emergency Management
Agency has registered more than 98-hundred
More than 14-point-five million dollars in
housing funds has been approved, more than
two milion dollars in individual and family grants
and nearly three million dollars in small business
The hardest flooding this month occurred on
July Eighth, but additional floods hit last week
and this weekend.