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Federal Disaster Declared for Virginia

Posted by feww on March 8, 2016

Severe winter storm and snowstorm: Major Disaster Declaration proclaimed for the Commonwealth of Virginia

Virginia Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm (DR-4262)

  • Incident period: January 22, 2016 to January 23, 2016
  • Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 07, 2016

The White House has declared a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the areas affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 22-23, 2016.

Severe winter storm and snowstorm caused substantial damage across the commonwealth, especially in the counties of Albemarle, Arlington, Caroline, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, Highland, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Page, Patrick, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren counties, and the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park, and Winchester.

Federal funding is available to the commonwealth, tribal, and eligible local governments on a cost-sharing basis for snow assistance for a continuous 48 hour period during or proximate to the incident period in Albemarle, Arlington, Caroline, Clarke, Culpeper, Fairfax, Fauquier, Frederick, Highland, King George, Loudoun, Louisa, Madison, Page, Patrick, Prince William, Rappahannock, Spotsylvania, Stafford, and Warren counties, and the independent cities of Alexandria, Falls Church, Manassas, Manassas Park, and Winchester.

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

Additional designations may be made at a later date if requested by the Commonwealth and warranted by the results of further damage assessments, said the Federal Coordinating Officer for federal recovery operations in the affected areas.

Federal Disaster Declarations (2015)

The federal government proclaimed 43 Major Disaster Declaration [DR 4205-4247] for a U.S. state/tribal area/territory in 2015, two Emergency Declarations, EM-3372 and EM-3373 and 34 Fire Management Assistance Declarations [FM-5084 to FM-5117.]

Major Disaster Declarations (2016)

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