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

June 18, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The State of Indiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that 16 Indiana counties are now eligible to apply for state and 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 that began May 27.
June 17, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Residents who find they need to make extensive repairs or even rebuild as a result of the tornadoes and flooding that began May 27th have a responsibility to themselves, their families and their neighbors to rebuild in a way that reduces future losses from similar storms. This is called ‘mitigation’. Mitigation representatives with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be available this Friday, Saturday and Sunday to answer questions about specific mitigation measures.
June 17, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Farmers in the disaster designated counties of Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clinton, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Fountain, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Marion, Martin, Miami, Montgomery, Morgan, Orange, Perry, Pike, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Tippecanoe, Vanderburgh, Wabash, Warren, Warrick, Washington, and White may be eligible for disaster-recovery assistance from a variety of sources.
June 16, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that a Disaster Recovery Center will open on Thursday, June 17th in Tippecanoe County to serve victims of the tornadoes and flooding that began May 27, 2004. The center location is: Emergency Management Office Building 629 North 6th Street Lafayette, IN 47901
June 16, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Individuals in all Indiana counties that were affected by the recent tornadoes and floods, are being urged by federal and state officials to apply for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Even those in counties not currently included in the disaster declaration, are urged to apply and not to prejudge their eligibility for the variety of programs and services offered disaster victims under the June 3rd presidential declaration.
June 16, 2004
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal officials announced today that federal/state Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) open in Indiana to assist residents affected by the severe tornadoes and flooding which began May 27th, will be closed Sundays beginning this weekend. The DRCs will remain open from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday until further notice.

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