FEMA assessing replacement of W.Va. schools damaged in 2016 flooding

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KANAWHA/NICHOLAS Counties, W.Va. (WSAZ) – The deadly flooding of June 2016 that ravaged parts of Kanawha and Nicholas counties still have lasting effects.

On Thursday, FEMA released a statement saying they are continuing to assess land for the replacement of several schools that were badly damaged in the flood.

In Kanawha County, FEMA is looking at Wolverton Mountain Road as the possible location to replace Clendenin Elementary with a consolidated Kanawha County Elementary School, as well as at the Given Fork site to replace site to replace Herbert Hoover High School.

In Nicholas County, they’re looking to replace Summersville Middle School with a consolidated Nicholas County Middle School.

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