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WSAZ: Volunteers spending the week repairing W.Va. flood-damaged homes

CLAY COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) — A group of volunteers is donating their time this week to help repair homes damaged in the June 2016 flood.

On Monday, a dozen volunteers from Brethren Disaster Ministries were working on a home along Joes Road in Bomont, near Clendenin. READ MORE…

Clay County Free Press:  Voluntary organizations brave winter weather to rebuild homes for flood survivors

Even during snow and ice storms in many parts of the state, West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (WV VOAD) and its member agencies are working in several counties to build new homes for survivors of the June 2016 flood.

WV VOAD and its member agencies have built and funded new homes in all 11 counties where flood damage occurred, and repair projects in all those counties are ongoing. Right now, volunteers are on site and have been working throughout the winter in Kanawha, Clay, Nicholas and Greenbrier counties building new homes for 10 families who were displaced.

Construction work is ongoing or about to be completed on homes in Clendenin, Richwood, White Sulphur Springs, Caldwell, Rainelle and Procious. READ MORE…

West Virginia volunteer groups build bridge for Clay County flood victim.

Nichols Ribbon Cutting

For more than a year and a half Clinton Nichols struggled with day to day errands at his Clay County home. Things like unloading his car or going grocery shopping were near impossible without a bridge to stretch across the creek to his house… READ MORE



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