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

Incident period: July 27, 2006 to August 4, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 1, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 4, 2006
News Release
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 ongoing needs of disaster victims and provide a single location where people are able to talk face-to-face with state and federal recovery specialists.
August 3, 2006
News Release
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 continuing may be eligible for disaster housing assistance, according to state and federal disaster recovery officials.
August 2, 2006
News Release
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 severe storms, straight line winds and flooding during the period July 27 and continuing.
August 1, 2006
News Release
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 of Ohio. The assistance will supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, straight line winds, and flooding beginning on July 27, 2006, and continuing.

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