FEMA Buyback Projects Approved

By Bobby Bordelon

Those impacted by the 2016 flood in Greenbrier County received good news for the 2019 holiday season – funds from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for property acquisitions and demolitions have been approved.

"Within the last week, we've received FEMA approvals for three Hazard Mitigation Acquisition/Demolition projects (FEMA buyouts)," explained Paula Brown, deputy director of Greenbrier County Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency. "We will be completing all the required paperwork to purchase these properties in January 2020 with demolition to follow as these structures are a public safety hazard in their communities."

Read more in the Monday, December 30, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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