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

January 31, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance has been expanded for twenty-four counties to help residents and local governments recover from the effects of recent severe winter storms and flooding that began on January 1 in Indiana, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today.
January 31, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation.
January 28, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials announced that a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Monday, January 31 in Vincennes to serve victims of the severe winter storms and flooding beginning January 1 and continuing. The center will be located at: KnoxbCountyFire Station #10 3279 S. Keller Drive Vincennes, Indiana 47591
January 28, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A total of $1,168,363 in grants has been approved for disaster assistance in Indiana in just one week 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).
January 26, 2005
News Release
INDIANPOLIS, Ind. -- There are now two ways for residents affected by the recent severe winter storms and flooding in 62 counties across Indiana to apply for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
January 26, 2005
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster recovery officials are opening five additional Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) to serve victims of the severe winter storms and flooding that began January 1. Three additional DRCs will be opening at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, January 28 through February 5. Anyone may visit the center closest to them. You do not need a reservation or need to reside in that specific county. The new locations are:

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