West Virginia Governor Jim Justice: President Trump grants disaster declaration request for June flooding in eastern West Virginia

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice: President Trump grants disaster declaration request for June flooding in eastern West Virginia

CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) – West Virginia Governor Jim Justice announced yesterday that several counties in eastern West Virginia have been approved to receive federal assistance for public recovery efforts after severe flooding that occurred in June.

President Donald J. Trump granted a request from Gov. Justice, issuing a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Public Assistance in Grant, Pendleton, Preston, Randolph, and Tucker counties after storms from June 29 – June 30 caused widespread flooding, landslides, mudslides, and other damage to homes, businesses, and infrastructure in the region.

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