WV and National Disaster News - September 14, 2020


West Virginia


FEMA ends Lost Wages Assistance Program

Parkersburg News and Sentinel


Kanawha County reports largest daily increase of COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

West Virginia Metro News  


Eight W.Va. Counties Will Be Remote, Virtual School This Week

West Virginia Public Radioo


DHHR amends rule, requires masks be worn by EMS workers

West Virginia Metro News



National News


Louisiana parishes make last-minute preparations as Tropical Storm Sally approaches metro New Orleans

New Orleans Advocate


Hurricane warning for New Orleans as Sally to bring dangerous surge and flooding to Gulf Coast

Washington Post


4 Home Insurance Pitfalls to Avoid During Hurricane Season



Fires raise fight over climate change before Trump’s visit

Associated Press



Trump’s Sacramento Visit Comes As North Complex Death Toll Continues To Rise

CBS Sacramento


Dense smoke smothers Pacific Northwest, shutting residents indoors and complicating fire response

Washington Post


Pandemic News


Coronavirus cases are growing in 11 U.S. states as Fauci warns of ‘disturbing’ data



House returns Monday for busy session with pandemic, shutdown, marijuana on agenda

USA Today


Emergency unemployment funding is running out, leaving millions in crisis again

Herald Dispatch (WV)  


A COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Only 50% Effective. Is That Good Enough?


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