Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1487)

Incident period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 5, 2003

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

September 19, 2003
News Release
Indianapolis, IN --A Disaster Recovery Center will open in Martinsville on Wednesday, September 24, and the centers operating in Anderson and Carmel will close at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 23, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Indiana State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).
September 18, 2003
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Victims of the late summer 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 they don't want a loan, urged disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).
September 17, 2003
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- A temporary Disaster Recovery Center will open on Friday, September 19, in Hendricks County to serve victims of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred between August 26 and September 15, announced officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA).
September 15, 2003
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- Most federal disaster assistance programs are designed to meet emergency needs in the form of disaster grants for immediate housing requirements and emergency repairs. These programs are meant to help people begin their recovery; they are not designed to return people's lives to their pre-disaster conditions.
September 15, 2003
News Release
Indianapolis, IN -- The Labor Day flood fighting and sandbagging showed how Hoosier neighbors help each other out in a time of need. Neighbors can help each other out once again by sharing information about how to apply for disaster assistance.
September 12, 2003
News Release
Indianapolis, IN - Homeowners, renters, and business owners in the 21 disaster-declared Indiana counties who have applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hear soon from verifiers who inspect for damage that meets FEMA eligibility. FEMA schedules inspections to verify losses within a few days after residents have filed applications.

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