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
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
Community Participation In National Flood Insurance Program (Nfip) Vital To Home And Business Owners
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
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
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
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
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners in the 68 disaster-declared counties who sustained damage from floods, tornadoes and heavy rains from May 27 through June 25 have only one month remaining to apply for disaster recovery assistance. August 2 is the last day registrations will be accepted for recovery assistance. 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.