Ohio Tornado And Severe Storms (DR-1343)
Incident period: September 20, 2000
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 26, 2000
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 27, 2000
Xenia, OH -- Residents of Greene County who have not yet applied for disaster assistance have only one month left to call. Monday, Nov. 27, is the last day to file applications for most disaster assistance programs, according to federal and state disaster recovery officials.
October 24, 2000
Xenia, OH -- Disaster assistance for victims of the severe storms and tornado that hit the Xenia area last month totaled more than $1.4 million in grants and low-interest loans as of close of business Monday, Oct. 23. More than 800 people have called to apply for assistance to date, federal and state officials said.
October 20, 2000
Washington, DC -- Xenia, Ohio, joined a select list of communities across the country today when it was chosen by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to become part of the agency's Project Impact: Building Disaster Resistant Communities initiative. The announcement marks the first time the Project Impact designation has been made as a direct result of a community's response to a disaster.
October 19, 2000
Xenia, OH -- The city of Xenia plans to incorporate disaster-resistant features into city buildings being repaired and rebuilt in the wake of last month's severe storms and tornado, federal and state disaster officials said today.
October 13, 2000
Xenia, OH -- As the residents of Xenia prepare to mark the one-month anniversary of an F-4 tornado that tore through the community on September 20, federal and state disaster officials hope people in the area will remember one thing - to repair or rebuild safer and better, including considering a safe room or wind-resistant construction techniques.
October 13, 2000
Xenia, OH -- Federal and state agencies are working in partnership to help Ohio residents following the recent severe storms and tornado. The following is a summary of ongoing response and recovery efforts since the Presidential declaration on September 26th. FEMA AWARDS CRISIS COUNSELING GRANT