News Releases for Ohio Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight Line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1651)

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Tuesday, August 29, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- To date more than $18 million in disaster assistance grants and loans have been approved, according to federal and state recovery officials. Nearly 12,000 residents have applied...
Thursday, August 24, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Only one week remains for residents and business owners in the disaster-declared counties who sustained damage from the severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding...
Thursday, August 17, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Residents and businesses in CUYAHOGA, ERIE, HURON, LUCAS, SANDUSKY, AND STARK counties have only two more weeks to apply for federal and state disaster assistance to help them...
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Disaster victims of the June 21-23 severe storms and flooding have less than a month to apply for state and federal disaster assistance before the August 31 deadline. More than 11,...
Wednesday, July 26, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The last two joint Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will transition into U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Assistance Centers in the next few days to...
Tuesday, July 25, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. When...
Friday, July 21, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- More than 4,500 checks or direct deposits, totaling $5.6 million in disaster assistance grants, have been issued, according to federal and state recovery officials. A total of 9,...
Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 00:00
Here are some facts to should know about flood insurance: Homeowners, business owners and renters all can purchase flood insurance as long as their community participates in the NFIP...
Thursday, July 20, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- People who live near water are not the only ones who experience flooding. Floods can move and spread for miles. Flash floods can begin and end within just hours, cutting a path...
Tuesday, July 18, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Two of the four Ohio Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be closing this week. The Stark County Disaster Recovery Center in Brewster will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July...
Friday, July 14, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Less than two weeks after President Bush issued a major disaster declaration more than $3.2 million in disaster assistance grants have been issued either by check or direct...
Friday, July 14, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- If your home was affected in the recent flooding it could be harboring mold. “After flooding, mold can pose a danger to your home and health,” said Ohio Department of Health (...
Thursday, July 13, 2006 - 00:00
Cleveland, Ohio -- Some Ohio disaster applicants of the June severe storms and flooding may be getting the wrong message after receiving a letter from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA...
Tuesday, July 11, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio residents who suffered losses in the severe storms, tornadoes, straight line winds and flooding that occurred June 21-23 and who have registered for federal and state disaster...
Friday, July 7, 2006 - 00:00
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Less than one week after President Bush signed a major disaster declaration for Ohio, four joint Disaster Recovery Centers are set to open at noon Saturday, July 8 to help meet the...
Thursday, July 6, 2006 - 00:00
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A toll-free application telephone number and online registration is now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the six designated counties affected by the...
Sunday, July 2, 2006 - 00:00
WASHINGTON - 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 the State of Ohio...
Sunday, July 2, 2006 - 00:00
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 Ohio. Assistance for...
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