The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

December 12, 2012

Deadline nears for FEMA signup

— Time is running out for West Virginia residents to register for federal assistance. If you had losses due to the summer storms, the FEMA registration deadline is Dec. 19.

Residents of Boone, Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Roane, Tyler, Webster, and Wood counties who suffered losses between June 29 and July 8 should apply with FEMA online at or call 1-800-621-3362 (1-800-621-FEMA).

FEMA grants may help qualified applicants with rental assistance, home repair, medical, funeral, or dental expenses, loss of personal property, or other disaster-related expenses and serious needs.