FEMA Flooding

In a response to Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) denied the request of Individual Assistance to those impacted by the Aug. 30 flooding in Buchanan County that left one person dead, according to news outlets.A letter from FEMA, forwarded from Northam’s office, reads that the flooding’s impact to the individuals and households “was not of such severity and magnitude to warrant the designation of Individual Assistance…Therefore, your request for Individual Assistance is denied.” 20 homes were ripped from their foundations in the flooding.

Source: MG News

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