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GGLTRC Subcommittees Meet, Remain Open for New Members

Greater Greenbrier Long-Term Recovery Committee’s Case Management, Unmet Needs, and Construction/Volunteer Management Subcommittees began meeting today. It is not too late to join the subcommittees. Please email Matt Ford to sign up for one of the following...

Wednesday Claim Deadline for Greenbrier Residents

The deadline to file a claim for employees or residents of Kanawha, Greenbrier and Nicholas counties who are out of work due to recent deadly floods is Wednesday. For more information: visit Work Force West Virginia or call...

Donated Supplies Available at Rainelle Christian Academy

Rainelle Christian Academy (RCA) has ample supplies available for those affected by the flood and those in need in the community. Garrett Vestal shared this photo and information via social media, asking the public to “please share and send all the people you...

Curb Side Pickup Extended

Please see immediate release regarding curb side pickup being extended. For Immediate Release: Date: July 25, 2016 To: All NGO’s, Public Officials and Public Good Afternoon Everyone, Based on further review and analysis from the aftermath of the disaster, curb side...

Apply for Disaster SNAP Benefits Before July 31

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) announced July 20 residents who lived or worked in Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Roane, Summers and Webster counties during the June 23, 2016,...

Volunteer West Virginia Issues Call for Volunteers

According to a press release from WVFlood.com, local flood response organizers are reporting an urgent need for volunteers to help with flood cleanup efforts over the next 10 days. According to Volunteer West Virginia Executive Director Heather Foster, more than 1,000...

Effects of Natural Disasters on Children

Good information from Seneca Health Services on kids dealing with trauma: Important information regarding the effects of natural disasters on children (from the desk of Christine Barnett, MSW, Children’s Therapist) Natural disasters can be traumatic for...

Can I eat produce from my garden after a flood?

Some information on food safety from the West Virginia University extension office: Can I eat produce from my garden after a flood? Simply put, the safest answer is no. Discarding all produce that was touched by flood water eliminates any and all risks, and is the...