Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1526)

Incident period: May 7, 2004 to July 3, 2004
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 18, 2004

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

July 16, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- In the one month since a presidential disaster declaration was signed June 18 for Wisconsin, a total of $4,475,686 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved to assist residents who suffered damages from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred May 19 through July 3, reported disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
July 14, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Victims of the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding who receive a loan application from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA), should take the time to fill it out and return it promptly, urged disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
July 13, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- As people are repairing and rebuilding their homes and businesses after the recent flooding, many are wanting to take steps to reduce the cost of flood damage in the future. One of the ways to protect your home is to purchase flood insurance. This is the best means of recovery from flood damages.
July 8, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- If your home was affected in the recent rainstorms and flooding it could be harboring mold because of the continuing damp weather. People who had water damage should thoroughly clean and completely dry any areas of the home that may have gotten wet to prevent mold growth, warn recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM). Mold and Health Concerns
July 8, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Disaster Recovery Centers will open for two days in Dane and Grant Counties on Monday, July 12, at 10 a.m. to serve victims of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began May 19, 2004, announced disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
July 6, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Homeowners, renters, and business owners who have applied for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes will hear soon from damage inspectors.

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