Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding (DR-1418)

Incident period: April 28, 2002 to June 7, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 13, 2002

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 3, 2002
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Federal officials have announced that the Dubois County Disaster Recovery Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. this coming Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. The center will close at the end of business on Tuesday, July 9.
July 2, 2002
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Since the Presidential major disaster declaration of June 13, representatives of the federal government have been working to assist the recovery of Indiana residents who suffered damages and losses in the storms and flooding that occurred from April 28 thru June 7. The following is an update of their activities to date:
July 1, 2002
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Federal officials have announced the closing of Disaster Recovery Centers in Marion, Vigo and Gibson counties this week. The Marion County Center will close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2. Centers in Vigo and Gibson counties will be closed on July 4 but will reopen for one day on July 5.
June 28, 2002
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Some individuals and families may be confused when they apply for disaster assistance and then receive a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The first thought that runs through their minds is "I'm not a business." But, don't let the SBA name fool you. In a disaster, SBA low-interest loans are the primary source of financial assistance for homeowners and renters as well as business owners.
June 28, 2002
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Federal officials have announced that a Disaster Recovery Center will open on Tuesday, July 2 in Dubois County to serve those who suffered damage or loss in the storms and flooding that occurred from April 28 thru June 7. The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday thru Saturday, in the Southwest Dubois County Schools building, formerly Maple Park Elementary School, at 113 N. Jackson in Huntingburg.
June 27, 2002
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Disaster assistance is now available for 30 Indiana counties to help residents and local governments recover from the effects of the storms and flooding that occurred from April 28 thru June 7, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.

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