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FNS Disaster Assistance

West Virginia Disaster Nutrition Assistance

Incident: Severe Storms

Began: July 26, 2022

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Programs (SNAP)
  • On August 2, 2022, FNS approved the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources’ request to waive the 10-day reporting requirement for replacement of food purchased with SNAP benefits that was lost as a result of power outages and severe thunderstorms that began on July 26, 2022.  The waiver applies to Fayette, Greenbrier, Logan, McDowell, Mingo, and Wyoming counties and is in effect through August 25, 2022.

Incident:  Heavy Rains and Flooding

Began:  Feb. 27, 2021

Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP)
  • On June 21, 2021, FNS approved West Virginia's request to operate D-SNAP in four counties in response to the impact of heavy rain and flooding between Feb. 27, 2021, and March 1, 2021. The state will begin the application period on June 28, 2021.
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