PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT KILL DATE 5/14/02

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Contact:
FEMA – Josie Pritchard        (276) 973-0078
VDEM – Suzanne Simmons   (276) 973-0063


        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
       
May 11, 2002
        FEMA-1406-DR-VA-64


PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
KILL DATE 5/14/02



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MONDAY, MAY 13 IS THE DEADLINE TO FILE FOR DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE LATE MARCH STORMS IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA.


YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE IF YOU LIVE IN DICKENSON, LEE, RUSSELL, SCOTT, SMYTH, TAZEWELL, WASHINGTON OR WISE COUNTIES, AS WELL AS THE CITY OF NORTON.


THIS DEADLINE DOES NOT APPLY TO THE APRIL/MAY STORMS IN BUCHANAN AND TAZEWELL COUNTIES.


DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE OFFERS COVERAGE TO THOSE INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY NOT BE COVERED BY REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.


TO FIND OUT IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE, VISIT ANY VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION OFFICE BY MONDAY, MAY 13.





NOTE TO EDITORS: Information on the Southwest Virginia disaster is also available on FEMA’s homepage on the Internet at www.fema.gov, or VDEM’s homepage at www.vaemergency.com. Information also is available through FEMA’s 24-fax-on-demand service by calling (202) 646-FEMA. RADIO NEWS DIRECTORS: For recorded actualities on response and recovery operations call the FEMA Radio Network at 1-800-323-5248.

 

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