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Ohio Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1444)

Incident period: November 10, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 18, 2002


December 18, 2002 - News Release

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 $3.4 million, state and federal recovery officials said today. To date, 480 residents in the eight disaster declared counties in northern Ohio have registered seeking assistance for disaster related losses by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).

December 17, 2002 - News Release

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-free application number, 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice. Those who are speech and hearing-impaired may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.

December 16, 2002 - News Release

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 inspectors to look at their damaged property.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 127 $579,893.02 $297,240.48 $282,652.54
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 02:03 (Updated daily)

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