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Ohio Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1478)

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Incident period: July 04, 2003 to July 11, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on July 15, 2003


August 12, 2003 - News Release

Cridersville, OH -- Two long term recovery committees have been formed by voluntary and faith based organizations to serve those recovering from the effects of the recent flooding in Western Ohio, disaster recovery officials announced today. "Voluntary agencies play a crucial role, not only in the initial emergency and relief effort, but in helping disaster affected families in their long-term recovery efforts," U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)'s federal coordinating officer Ron Sherman said.

August 7, 2003 - News Release

Cridersville, OH -- Disaster assistance for those in western Ohio who were hit by the July 4 floods has reached nearly $1.2 million, officials from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) said today.

August 6, 2003 - News Release

Cridersville, OH - A Disaster Assistance Team of federal and state disaster assistance specialists will be in Sidney July 28 and 29 to give households and businesses that suffered property damage from the July 4 floods information and help in filing applications for aid. The team will be available 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Shelby Emergency Management Agency: Shelby County EMA Building 800 Fair Road Sidney, OH 45365

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 758 $1,980,992.81 $1,468,511.02 $512,481.79
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 02:16 (Updated daily)

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