News Releases for Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1662)

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Thursday, November 16, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In less than six weeks after President Bush declared areas of Indiana eligible for federal disaster assistance, more than $15.5 million in grants and low-interest loans has...
Friday, November 10, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Dec. 5 deadline to apply for disaster assistance is drawing near for Indiana residents affected by September’s severe storms and flooding, say officials from the Department...
Wednesday, November 8, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) are stressing the importance of using hazard mitigation measures...
Monday, November 6, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners in the disaster designated counties of Lake , Vanderburgh and Warrick who sustained damage in the severe storms and flooding that occurred...
Friday, November 3, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance for Indiana residents who suffered damages as a result of the severe storms and flooding that occurred Sept. 12 - 14 have received more than $11.3 million in...
Thursday, November 2, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A few hundred Indiana disaster victims may be eligible for additional grant funds as a result of new legislation signed into law by President Bush on Oct. 4, a few days before...
Wednesday, November 1, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster assistance for Warrick County has been made available to help homeowners, renters and business owners recover from the effects of the severe storms and flooding that...
Friday, October 27, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Two new Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) will open in Lake County on Monday, Oct. 30 and Tuesday, Oct. 31 to assist those who suffered loss from the severe storms and flooding...
Friday, October 27, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In the four weeks after Lake and Vanderburgh counties were designated for federal-state disaster assistance for damages suffered as a result of the severe storms and flooding...
Thursday, October 26, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Flooding is the nation’s most common – and costliest – natural disaster, and Indiana is at risk for flooding year round. Late winter rainfall and snowmelt, remnants of...
Monday, October 23, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Volunteer attorneys are providing free, disaster-related legal assistance to individuals affected by the September 12 – 14 severe storms and flooding. The service, coordinated...
Friday, October 20, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Just two weeks after President Bush signed a major disaster declaration for two Indiana counties, nearly 2,000 grants totaling $3.8 million have been issued, either by check or...
Thursday, October 19, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Some Indiana applicants for disaster assistance to help in the recovery from September's severe storms and flooding may be getting the wrong message after receiving a letter...
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- State and federal disaster officials warn that every disaster has its share of con artists trying to take advantage of disaster victims, so residents of Lake and Vanderburgh...
Wednesday, October 18, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) operating in Lake and Vanderburgh counties are changing operating hours starting Sunday, Oct. 22. New Sunday hours are 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.,...
Tuesday, October 17, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- 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, October 16, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Within 10 days of Lake and Vanderburgh counties being designated eligible for federal and state disaster assistance, more than $2 million in grants has been approved to help...
Friday, October 13, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- More than $1.2 million in grants has been approved and more than 1,500 people have applied for disaster assistance in the week since President Bush issued a major disaster...
Friday, October 13, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Due to operational conflicts, the FEMA/Indiana Department of Homeland Security Disaster Recovery Center scheduled to open at Riley Park on Friday has been moved to a new...
Friday, October 13, 2006 - 00:00
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- To help meet the ongoing needs of those who sustained damage from flooding in Vanderburgh County, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Indiana Department of...

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