President Biden approved a disaster declaration.
About 150 homes in Buchanan County were damaged in some way by this week’s flooding.
Legislative action comes after initiative by Del. Will Morefield, R-Tazewell County.
Meanwhile, Del. Will Morefield says he is hopeful of state funding for flood-ravaged community.
Warner and Kaine write letters to administration officials; Griffith joins in request for Pulaski.
FEMA had earlier turned down assistance for the Buchanan County community.
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.