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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) – Residents in one more Ohio county impacted by severe weather in late May will be eligible for federal assistance after the area was added to those covered by a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump. Gov. Mike DeWine says Mahoning County in northeast Ohio has been added to the previous 10-county… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Gov. Mike DeWine has officially requested a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and federal assistance for 10 Ohio counties impacted by tornadoes, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and landslides. State officials say 21 tornadoes touched down in Auglaize, Darke, Greene, Hocking, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Muskingum, Perry, and Pickaway counties during… Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Farmers in two dozen counties in West Virginia are eligible to apply for emergency loans from flooding caused by hurricanes Florence and Michael last year. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a disaster designation for damage that occurred between April… Read More
Problems included a lack of key supplies on Puerto Rico before the storm, unqualified staff and challenges with delivering emergency supplies, according to the internal report.