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 7, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The State of Indiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that Fountain County is now eligible for federal disaster assistance to help with eligible costs associated with debris removal, emergency protective measures, and repairing or replacing public facilities damaged by the tornadoes and flooding May 27 through June 25.
July 6, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Recently many Hoosiers suffered flood damage during the severe storms and flooding that began Memorial Day weekend. Some did not have flood insurance because their communities are non-participants in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
July 5, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in Paoli in Orange County will close on Wednesday, July 7, federal and state disaster recovery officials announced today. “The Disaster Recovery Center will be operating regular hours through Wednesday, July 7. Closing time is 6:30 p.m.,” said Luther J. Taylor Sr., state coordinating officer for the disaster.
July 3, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that a Disaster Recovery Center will open on Tuesday, July 6 in Allen County to serve victims of the tornadoes and flooding of May 27 through June 25, 2004. The center location is: Ivy Tech State College 3800 N. Anthony Boulevard Administration Building (#3) Fort Wayne, IN 46805
July 2, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance from state, federal, local and voluntary agencies is being provided to individuals and businesses that suffered damage from the recent storms. Recovery services summary as of 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 2, 2004:
July 1, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Hoosier residents in 68 counties may be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program. The DUA program extends coverage to people ineligible for regular federal unemployment. Those who may be eligible include farmers, self-employed persons, those living or working in the affected areas at the time of the disaster and others who jobs were affected as a result of the storms.

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