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 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.
June 30, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Individuals who are out of work as a direct result of the severe storms, tornadoes and floods may be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program. Residents in a total of 53 counties may now apply for this assistance. Applicants need to stress that they are applying for DISASTER unemployment assistance.
June 29, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance for Indiana has been expanded to include aid for homeowners, renters and business owners in 15 additional counties affected by the tornadoes, storms and flooding, according to officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). Justo "Tito" Hernandez, FEMA federal coordinating officer, said the additional individual assistance was approved based on a review of damage data gathered by federal, state and local disaster recovery officials.
June 28, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Effective close of business Saturday, July 3, the Clark County and Washington County Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be permanently closed, state and federal recovery officials announced today. The Clark County center, located at the Jeffersonville Federal Center Building #87, 1201 E 10th Street in Jeffersonville, opened June 14, and has assisted 66 residents. The Washington County center, located in the Salem Court House County Council Room, 99 Public Square in Salem, opened June 21, and has assisted 26 residents.
June 25, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance from state, federal, local and voluntary agencies is being quickly provided to individuals and businesses that suffered damage from the recent storms. Recovery services summary as of 6:00 a.m., Friday, June 25:
June 24, 2004
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Individuals who are out of work as a direct result of the recent tornadoes and storms may be eligible for weekly benefit payments under the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program.