Griffith Statement on FEMA Approval of Assistance in Wake of June 29-July 1 Storms
Jul 27, 2012 -
Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced it would approve federal disaster assistance for Virginia to help 62 local governments and the state recover from the severe storms and straight-line winds that affected the Commonwealth June 29-July 1st:
“In the wake of the June 29-July 1st storms, I welcome this good news. I’m pleased that our local governments and state government will receive some help from FEMA. For the areas that were not included, I am working with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management to see how that situation can be reconsidered.”
The following counties have been approved for Public Assistance:
Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Frederick, Giles, Greene, Halifax, Highland, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Nelson, New Kent, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Tazewell, and Warren and the independent cities of Bedford, Charlottesville, Covington, Danville, Fairfax, Fredericksburg, Lexington, Lynchburg, Manassas Park, Martinsville, Radford, Roanoke, Salem, Staunton, and Winchester.