Indiana Tornado and Severe Storms (DR-1612)
Incident period: November 6, 2005
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 8, 2005
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
November 13, 2005
NEWBURGH , Ind. -- Individuals who suffered damage from the 6 November 2005 tornado and severe storms and were insured, may still be eligible for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). According to Federal Coordinating Officer Brad Gair, the all-important first step for anyone who sustained damage is to apply for assistance online at www.fema.gov or by calling the toll-free teleregistration number: 1-800-621-FEMA ( TTY 1-800-462-7585).
November 11, 2005
Evansville, IN - State and federal officials announce the opening of two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs). The centers, listed below, will open Saturday, Nov. 12 to serve individuals affected by the Nov. 6 tornado.
November 9, 2005
EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- State and federal disaster assistance is now available to residents of Vanderburgh and Warrick counties who were affected by the recent tornado and severe storms.
November 8, 2005
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that federal disaster aid has been made available for Indiana to help families and businesses recover from the effects of the recent tornado and severe storms. Acting FEMA Director R. David Paulison, said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Bush. The declaration covers damage to private property from tornado and severe storms that occurred on November 6, 2005.
November 8, 2005
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Indiana. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required: