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 1, 2006
News Release
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 occurred Sept. 12 - 14, disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) announced today.
October 27, 2006
News Release
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 that occurred Sept. 12 ? 14, according to disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS).
October 27, 2006
News Release
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 that occurred Sept. 12 - 14, more than 3,000 grants totaling $5.93 million have been issued, either by check or direct deposit, federal and state recovery officials announced today. The following is a snapshot of disaster recovery operations, as of close of business Oct. 26:
October 26, 2006
News Release
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 hurricanes from June through November, and thunderstorms throughout the spring and summer months consistently cause flooding across the state. Property owners need to be aware of these risks and prepare financially for the damage floods can cause.
October 23, 2006
News Release
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 through the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), is available by calling 1-800-266-2581 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
October 20, 2006
News Release
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 direct deposit, federal and state recovery officials announced today. 

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