President Biden approved a disaster declaration.
Youngkin tours flood damage, says Virginia needs state relief fund
About 150 homes in Buchanan County were damaged in some way by this week’s flooding.
House proposes $11.4 million for flood victims in Hurley
Legislative action comes after initiative by Del. Will Morefield, R-Tazewell County.
Appalachian Regional Commission awards $174,458 to Hurley
Meanwhile, Del. Will Morefield says he is hopeful of state funding for flood-ravaged community.
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Lawmakers seek flood control project for Pulaski; vaccines for coal counties
Warner and Kaine write letters to administration officials; Griffith joins in request for Pulaski.
Virginia delegation seeks support from Biden for federal Hurley flood aid
FEMA had earlier turned down assistance for the Buchanan County community.
‘We are survivors. We have to be.’
Almost three months after a storm brought devastating flooding and mudslides to the Buchanan County community of Hurley, residents and volunteers continue their slow recovery – and wait for help from FEMA that might never come.