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 5, 2004
MADISON, Wis. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that Disaster Recovery Centers will open in Adams, Green Lake and Vernon Counties on Tuesday, July 6, at 10 a.m. and Crawford County on Wednesday, July 7, at 10 a.m. to serve victims of the severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that began May 19, 2004. Disaster Recovery Centers opening on Tuesday, July 6:
July 2, 2004
MADISON, Wis. -- Disaster assistance has been made available to additional Wisconsin counties to help residents and local governments recover from the effects of recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
July 1, 2004
The joint FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center operating in Fond du Lac will permanently close at 7 p.m. Friday, July 2.
June 30, 2004
MADISON, Wis. -- Disaster recovery officials overseeing efforts to assist area residents dealing with the aftermath of the severe storms and flooding that began May 19 suggest a course of action for individuals and business owners who suffered damage or loss:
June 29, 2004
MADISON, Wis. -- In less than two weeks since President Bush signed a major disaster declaration for Wisconsin, a total of $1,135,944 million in grants and low-interest disaster loans has been approved to assist residents who suffered damages from the severe storms and flooding that began May 19, reported disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
June 28, 2004
MADISON, Wis. -- If you were affected by the severe storms and flooding that began May 19 you should be aware that some unscrupulous contractors might try to take advantage of you. "If you have disaster-related damages, I urge you to be very careful when contracting for repairs," Ron Sherman, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) coordinating officer said. "I do not want you to become a victim a second time."