On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $2,134,042 from the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been allocated to counties across West Virginia as part of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program. Braxton County is among the areas receiving the funding.This funding will be used to provide food and housing to West Virginians experiencing food insecurity and homelessness. The American Rescue Plan provided $1,611,995 through FEMA and the remaining $522,047 was allocated through annual appropriations.“Every West Virginian should have access to quality, affordable . . .
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