Counties named natural disaster areas

Counties named natural disaster areas

There are 3 comments on the Hampton Roads Daily Press story from Jan 13, 2009, titled Counties named natural disaster areas. In it, Hampton Roads Daily Press reports that:

Hampton Roads - Surry and Gloucester counties are among eight Virginia localities that have been identified as primary natural disaster areas because of reductions in farm production caused by drought and ...

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hannah

Slough, UK

#1 Jan 18, 2009
this story is boring..... u need some real infomation tht ppl can use for stuf like HW!
the cable guy

United States

#2 Jan 18, 2009
N.N is definently a disaster area but its not due to nature its due to a currupt local govt. a lax and pantywaist court system , police pepartment without leadership and one hand tied behind their backs and of course the local wild life in the streets !!
TidewaterLiberta rian

Urbanna, VA

#3 Jan 18, 2009
Limited rain and a hot summer constitute a "natural disaster"??

I thought natural disaster is something like an earthquake or a hurricane.

Do farmers have to demonstrate their credit-worthiness before they get these "low interest" (i.e., taxpayer subsidized) loans?

What is the track record for farmers on these kinds of loans?

Isn't this what crop insurance is for?

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