News Releases for Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1444)

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Wednesday, December 18, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, OH -- One month after Ohio was declared a major disaster area for tornadoes and severe storms, disaster recovery grants and low-interest disaster loans to help those affected have reached $...
Tuesday, December 17, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, OH -- Residents and business owners in Cuyahoga and Summit counties who suffered damages from the tornadoes and severe storms on November 10 may apply for assistance by calling the toll-...
Monday, December 16, 2002 - 00:00
Columbus, OH -- Residents of Cuyahoga and Summit counties who suffered damages from the tornadoes and severe storms, and have registered for disaster assistance, can expect a visit from one or more...
Thursday, December 12, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, OH -- Disaster assistance for Cuyahoga and Summit counties has been made available to help homeowners, renters and business owners recover from the effects of the November 10 tornadoes and...
Tuesday, December 10, 2002 - 00:00
University of Dayton engineering professor Joseph Saliba (right) and a Van Wert, OH Habitat for Humanity volunteer discuss the value of "hurricane clips" in reducing wind-related storm deaths and...
Monday, December 9, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, OH -- In the one month since tornadoes caused a path of destruction through northwest Ohio, more than $950,000 has been approved to assist in the recovery of those affected by the...
Thursday, December 5, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, OH -- People interested in learning about rebuilding stronger are invited to attend a roundtable discussion on Wind Resistant Construction Techniques, sponsored by the Ohio Emergency...
Wednesday, December 4, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, OH -- In the eight days that the Disaster Recovery Centers were open, 279 visits were made to one of the five fixed or satellite operations, state and federal recovery officials said today...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- Tornado victims in Fostoria, Port Clinton and Van Wert have a few more days to visit the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in their communities. Disaster officials announced today the...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, OH -- Take steps now to reduce future damage from tornadoes and severe windstorms, warn hazard mitigation experts from the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) and the Federal...
Monday, December 2, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, OH -- Individuals who suffered damage from the tornadoes and severe storms on November 10, and were insured, may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency...
Friday, November 29, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- If you were affected by the November 10 tornadoes and severe storms, be aware that some unscrupulous contractors may try to take advantage of you. "If you have disaster-related...
Tuesday, November 26, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- Ohioans affected by the November 10 tornado outbreak may be eligible for various forms of tax relief that could lessen some losses, federal and state recovery officials said today. "...
Monday, November 25, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- Self-employed people, farm workers and others who are unemployed as a result of the November 10 tornadoes and severe storms may be eligible for federal disaster unemployment...
Monday, November 25, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- Residents of Northwest Ohio who suffered damages from the tornadoes and severe storms, and have registered for disaster assistance, can expect a visit from one or more inspectors to...
Saturday, November 23, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- Three Disaster Recovery Centers will open on Monday, November 25, in the disaster-affected areas to serve victims of the tornadoes and severe storms, announced officials from the...
Thursday, November 21, 2002 - 00:00
Findlay, Ohio -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the tornadoes and severe storms of...
Monday, November 18, 2002 - 00:00
Washington, D. C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available to help families and businesses in northwestern Ohio...
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