Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding (DR-1573)

Incident period: January 1, 2005 to February 11, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 21, 2005

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 17, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Five temporary Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are being opened by federal, state and county officials next week to serve the victims of the severe winter storms and flooding that occurred between January 1 and February 11. The Small Business Administration (SBA) is opening one new Disaster Outreach Center (DOC) in Lake County and DRCs will be transitioning to SBA DOCs on Monday.
February 16, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Ten additional counties have been added to the disaster declaration for public assistance to include aid for local governments affected by the severe winter storms and flooding that occurred between January 1 and February 11 in Indiana, federal officials announced today. The disaster-designated counties are: Daviess, Franklin, Gibson, Greene, Huntington, Jefferson, Lawrence, Martin, Pike, and Posey.
February 16, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A few days remain for residents who wish to visit the temporary Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Gibson, Martin and Washington Counties . The DRC operating in Washington County will close at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 18, while the centers in Gibson and Martin Counties will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 19.
February 14, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Ten additional counties have been added to the disaster declaration for public assistance to include aid for local governments affected by the severe winter storms and flooding that began in January 1 in Indiana, federal officials announced today. The disaster-designated counties are: Bartholomew, Knox, Owen, Perry, Putnam, Sullivan, Union, Vermillion, Vigo and Wells.
February 11, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A total of $5,669,074 in grants has been approved for disaster assistance for nearly half the applicants in Indiana since the Presidential declaration on January 21, according to figures released today by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA). Disaster officials added that the number of approved claims will continue to rise as more applications are processed. The following is an update of recovery activities as of close of business Thursday, February 10.
February 10, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Six temporary Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) are being opened by federal, state and county officials early next week to serve the victims of the severe winter storms and flooding that began January 1. The new DRCs will be opening on Monday, February 14 at 1 p.m. in locations listed below. Anyone may visit the center closest to them. You do not need a reservation or need to reside in that specific county. Locations and regular hours are listed below. (Notice varying hours in Washington County)

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