WASHINGTON – President Trump declared Tuesday that a major disaster exists in parts of Virginia and ordered federal assistance to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by Tropical Storm Michael from Oct. 9-16, 2018.
Federal funding is available to state, tribal and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the storm in the following counties and independent cities:
Amelia, Appomattox, Brunswick, Campbell, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Essex, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Halifax, King and Queen, Lunenburg, Montgomery, New Kent, Northumberland, Nottoway, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke
Danville and Galax
Federal funding is also available on a cost-sharing basis for hazard mitigation measures for all areas within Virginia.