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

July 17, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners in the 68 designated counties who sustained damage from storms, tornadoes and floods that occurred from May 25 through June 25 have only two weeks remaining to apply for disaster recovery assistance. August 2 is the last day registrations will be accepted. Loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for disaster-related losses to real and personal property must also be submitted by that date.
July 16, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that a Disaster Recovery Center would open on Monday, July 19 in Lake County to serve victims of the storms, tornadoes and flooding of May 25 through June 25, 2004. The center location is: Lake County Government Center Annex 2900 W. 93rd Avenue Crown Point IN 46307
July 16, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance from state, federal, local and voluntary agencies is being provided to individuals and businesses that suffered damage during the May 25 through June 25 storms. Friday, July 16 Disaster Assistance Update
July 15, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), announced the reopening of the incident period for the severe storms, tornadoes, and floods in Indiana. It now includes damage that occurred on May 25 and 26, 2004. This action adds two days to the original declaration date of May 27. The two days were added as a result of additional damage information obtained by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), State of Indiana Emergency Management officials and local government agencies.
July 15, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Union County is now eligible to apply for federal disaster assistance to help with costs associated with debris removal, emergency protective measures, and repairing or replacing public facilities damaged by the tornadoes and flooding from May 25 through June 25. The other 17 counties include Benton, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Fountain, Greene, Harrison, Martin, Miami, Orange, Owen, Perry, Spencer, Tippecanoe, Warren, Warrick, and Washington.
July 14, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The scam that had recently been discovered in other states has now been reported in Indiana. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the State of Indiana have announced that people representing themselves as FEMA employees are calling victims in a designated area and asking for bank information and/or a fee to assist the process of getting disaster recovery money.

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