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FEMA bringing mobile homes to West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has begun bringing mobile homes to West Virginia to house people displaced by the recent floods.

Scott Sanders, a FEMA spokesman, said they had not been able to find enough rental properties or other housing options in Kanawha and Greenbrier counties, so they began the process of bringing in the temporary housing.

He said it was too soon to say how many homes would be trucked in or where they would be located, calling it a “multi-step, multi-week process.”

“They’re kind of the option of last resort when we run out of places for people to stay…

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