natural disasters

Flash floods destroyed 7 homes in Kanawha County, officials say

BY: - September 8, 2023

Last month’s flash flooding destroyed seven houses in eastern Kanawha County, according to updated information from county officials. Emergency management director CW Sigman also told the Kanawha County Commission during its regular meeting Thursday that 26 houses had major damage and 61 houses had minor damage. Sixty other houses were affected but had minimal damage […]

The wreckage o a car teeters on a buckled roadway in Matlacha, Florida.

FEMA disaster relief fund faces August shortfall as feds scramble to find cash

BY: - July 13, 2023

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s disaster relief fund is on track to run out of money as soon as next month, though the agency’s administrator told Congress on Thursday that she’s working with the White House to find a solution. “Our current projections on the disaster relief fund is that we will go […]