Catholic Charities West Virginia Helps Flood Victims Rebuild Their Homes and Lives Through Disaster Recovery Services

In the spring and summer of 2022, West Virginia experienced four flood events spanning nine counties, resulting in over 800 reports of damage to homes and bridges. Unfortunately, these individual flood events did not meet the federal threshold for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), leaving the burden of recovery and rebuilding on...

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Finally Feeling at Home

“Jane” was home with her family as flooding began in her community in March 2021. She and her family did what they could to elevate their belongings; however, they were forced to evacuate as waters continued to rise. Jane, her husband and their three children hiked the mountain behind their home to safety. Three and...

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