Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1520)

Incident period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 3, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 6, 2004
News Release
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
August 4, 2004
News Release
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.
August 3, 2004
News Release
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.
August 2, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Effective 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 4 the Crawford County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located at Marengo Elementary School, 179 Elm Street, will be permanently closed, state and federal recovery officials announced today. The center opened June 7 and has served 541 residents. “Disaster Recovery Centers are opened temporarily after a Presidential disaster declaration to assist residents in their recovery,” said Justo “Tito” Hernandez, federal coordinating officer.
July 30, 2004
News Release
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, July 30 Disaster Assistance Update
July 30, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Effective 6:30 p.m. Monday, August 2, the Lake County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be permanently closed, state and federal recovery officials announced today. The Lake County center, located on the first floor of the Gary Sanitation District Payment Center 839 Broadway in Gary opened July 27, and has assisted 35 residents.

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