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

June 23, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that four Disaster Recovery Centers will open at several locations throughout the state on Thursday, June 24, at 10 a.m. and one Disaster Recovery Center will open in Jefferson on Friday, June 25, at 10 a.m. to serve victims of the severe storms and flooding that began May 19, 2004. Disaster Recovery Centers opening on Thursday, June 24:
June 22, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents are urged to begin the difficult task of cleaning up flooded homes and businesses as soon as it is safe to re-enter the buildings, said recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
June 21, 2004
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- A toll-free application telephone number is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the declared counties affected by the severe storms and flooding beginning on May 19.
June 19, 2004
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that President Bush has declared a major disaster for Wisconsin, opening the way for the use of federal funds to help people and communities recover from the effects of a series of severe storms that began last month.

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