News Releases for Ohio Severe Storms, Straight Line Winds, and Flooding (DR-1656)

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Wednesday, September 6, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency are warning Ohio residents against a particular kind of fraud that always seems to follow in...
Friday, September 1, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Individuals and businesses affected by the severe storms and flooding of July 27 through August 4 have 30 days to apply for state and federal disaster assistance before the...
Friday, August 25, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- More than $12.5 million in disaster assistance grants and loans have been approved, according to federal and state recovery officials. More than 5,500 residents have applied for...
Wednesday, August 23, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Buying flood insurance can provide protection and peace of mind. Flooding is one of the most common natural hazards in the United States . State and federal officials want to...
Monday, August 21, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Severe storm and flooding victims in the designated counties of Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake in northeastern Ohio do not need to be concerned that their applications for assistance...
Wednesday, August 16, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Disaster assistance for Ashtabula, Lake and Geauga counties has been expanded to include aid for local governments affected by the recent storms and flooding in Ohio, the head of...
Tuesday, August 15, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The joint Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will close at the end of business at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, and transition into U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster...
Friday, August 11, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- More than $5 million in disaster assistance grants have been approved, according to federal and state recovery officials. A total of 4,128 residents have applied for disaster...
Thursday, August 10, 2006 - 00:00
To further help individuals who have suffered from disaster damage, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (Ohio EMA) announced that two (2) Disaster...
Tuesday, August 8, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Just one week after President Bush issued a major disaster declaration in three northeastern Ohio counties, nearly $1 million in assistance grants have been issued, either by check...
Tuesday, August 8, 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...
Monday, August 7, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- State and federal disaster officials warn that every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims, so residents should be careful who they let...
Friday, August 4, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Just days after President Bush signed a new major disaster declaration for Ohio, three joint Disaster Recovery Centers are set to open at noon Saturday, Aug. 5 to help meet the...
Thursday, August 3, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Individuals and families whose homes were damaged in Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake Counties as a result of the severe storms, straight line winds and flooding starting July 27 and...
Wednesday, August 2, 2006 - 00:00
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A toll-free application telephone number and online registration are now operational for those who suffered property damage or loss in the three designated counties affected by the...
Tuesday, August 1, 2006 - 00:00
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 the State...
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