Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1520)
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
July 26, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that a Disaster Recovery Center which was previously located in Crown Point would now open Tuesday, July 27 at 11:00 a.m., in Gary to better serve victims of the storms, tornadoes and flooding of May 25 through June 25, 2004. Regular hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday until further notice. The center location is: Gary Sanitary District Payment Center 839 Broadway, First Floor Gary, IN 46042
July 26, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- This is the final week for Indiana residents and business owners who sustained damage during the May 25 through June 25 storms, tornadoes and floods to apply for disaster recovery assistance. August 2 is the last day applications will be accepted. Officials are urging residents who have not called the toll-free number 1-800-621-FEMA (3362), (TTY 1-800-462-7585) to do so immediately.
July 23, 2004
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 23 Disaster Assistance Update
July 22, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The federal and state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in Crown Point will close Saturday, July 28, officials announced today. The DRC, currently located at the Lake County Government Center Annex, 2900 W. 93rd Ave., will close at the end of the regularly scheduled hours of 10a.m to 6:30 p.m., and relocate in Gary. The new DRC location and opening date in Gary will be announced soon.
July 21, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- As the August 2 deadline to apply for disaster assistance nears, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. “When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation” said Justo “Tito” Hernandez, federal coordinating officer for the recent disaster. “The best way to avoid that problem is to call and find out for yourself just what kind of assistance is available to you.” Some facts about disaster assistance are:
July 19, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- There is only ONE week remaining for workers in Brown, Clay, Delaware, Green, Henry, Jasper, Lake, Madison, Monroe, Newton, Owen, Putnam, and Tipton counties to apply for i (DUA). Their application deadline is July 23.
Incident period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 3, 2004