INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State, federal, local and voluntary agencies continue to provide disaster assistance to individuals and businesses that suffered damage from the May 25 through June 25 storms. Friday, August 6 Disaster Assistance Update
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Floods and tornadoes threaten more than homes. Hoosiers know how storms can damage or destroy bridges, highways, public buildings, parks, and water treatment plants, not to mention leaving tons of debris or disrupting communications and emergency services.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The August 2 deadline to apply for disaster assistance has passed but, according to state and federal officials, residents can still call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) for information regarding their application. The TTY number is 1-800-462-7585. Victims of the May 25 through June 25 tornadoes and floods can also appeal decisions made by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by following an appeals process.
Individual Assistance - Dollars ApprovedIndividual Assistance Definitions
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*|
Public Assistance - Dollars ApprovedPublic Assistance Definitions
Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President
Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards
*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.
*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.
|Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated*||Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated*||Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*|