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Rockefeller, Manchin, & Rahall encouraging people to apply for FEMA assistance

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Senators Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin, along with Congressman Nick Rahall are reminding people that the deadline for individual assistance related to the derecho this summer is approaching.

West Virginians are currently eligible for housing assistance from FEMA to repair heavily damaged or destroyed homes, as well as other expenses related to cleaning and the loss and replacement of personal property from the June "derecho."  That is according to a press release sent to 13 News.

The deadline for applying for assistance is this Monday, November 19. Those wishing to apply should visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov, or call 1 (800) 621-3362.