Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1662)

Incident period: September 12, 2006 to September 14, 2006
Major Disaster Declaration declared on October 6, 2006

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

November 16, 2006
News Release
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 been approved for disaster victims, say officials from the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS).
November 10, 2006
News Release
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 of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
November 8, 2006
News Release
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 when rebuilding, remodeling or building new construction to save time, money and, possibly, lives when future disasters strike.
November 6, 2006
News Release
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 Sept. 12 - 14 have less than one month to apply for disaster assistance. Tuesday, Dec. 5, is the last day applications will be accepted for individual assistance.
November 3, 2006
News Release
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 grants and loans to help them on the road to recovery, according to figures from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security.  The following is a snapshot of disaster recovery operations, as of close of business Nov. 2:
November 2, 2006
News Release
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 he declared parts of Indiana a disaster area. The Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 initiates changes to the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Individuals and Households Program. Under the new law, the sub-limit of $5,600 that applied to repair assistance grants was eliminated.

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