News Releases for Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1476)

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Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- Cass, Clay, Jay, Tipton and Union counties have been declared eligible for disaster assistance to help local governments impacted by July's severe storms, tornadoes and flooding,...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- Flood victims in disaster-declared Indiana counties do not need to be concerned that their applications for assistance will reduce the amount available for their neighbors. The...
Tuesday, July 29, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- One of the ways to protect your home in future floods is to purchase flood insurance. This is the best means of recovery from flood damages. Flood insurance is available to any...
Monday, July 28, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) are setting up temporary Disaster Recovery Centers in three locations to bring...
Monday, July 28, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - Disaster assistance for Indiana has been expanded to include aid for local governments affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began July 4 in the counties of Adams...
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - The joint FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center operating in Terre Haute will close at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Those affected by the disaster who still have questions about...
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - Raising electrical components and heating, ventilating and cooling (HVAC) equipment above potential flood levels can provide flood protection for a home. As people are repairing homes...
Friday, July 25, 2003 - 00:00
In the flooding that occurred in Indiana since July 4, some residents experienced sewer backup. Flooding can cause sewage from sanitary sewer lines to back up into houses through drainpipes....
Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- In just two weeks since the Presidential disaster declaration of July 11, more than $6.5 million has been made available to assist in the recovery of thousands in Indiana...
Thursday, July 24, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- The joint FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers operating in Anderson and Lafayette will close at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 26. Those affected by the disaster who still have...
Wednesday, July 23, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- Temporary Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Terre Haute on Thursday, July 24, and Decatur on Friday, July 25, to serve victims of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that...
Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- Indiana residents who return to flooded homes are urged to take care when pumping water out of basements. Draining the water too fast could cause the collapse of the cellar walls,...
Tuesday, July 22, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- Victims of July severe storms, tornadoes and flooding who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) should take the time to fill it out - even if...
Monday, July 21, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - Indiana residents affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began July 4 can apply for assistance simply by picking up the phone and placing a call, according to state...
Saturday, July 19, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN -- In the first few days following a flood disaster, residents may be misled by rumors they hear about flood insurance and what type of disaster assistance is available. When you have...
Friday, July 18, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - Every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims, so be careful who you let into your home. If your house was damaged in the July storms and...
Friday, July 18, 2003 - 00:00
Kokomo, IN - Community Relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are working with the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency and county emergency management...
Thursday, July 17, 2003 - 00:00
Indianapolis, IN -- In less than one week since the application process began for disaster assistance in the 34 disaster declared counties of Indiana, $1,893,980 in disaster assistance grants and $...
Thursday, July 17, 2003 - 00:00
Indianapolis, IN -- Disaster assistance has been made available in six additional Indiana counties to help residents recover from the effects of the severe storms, tornadoes, and floods that began on...
Wednesday, July 16, 2003 - 00:00
Indianapolis, IN -- Three Disaster Recovery Centers will open on Thursday, July 17, to serve Indiana victims of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began July 4, announced officials from...

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