Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1719)
Incident period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 26, 2007
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 24, 2007
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Those who suffered damage from the severe storms and flooding that occurred Aug. 18 – 31 have until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, to apply for disaster assistance made available through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM). Individuals and business owners can register for assistance online at www.fema.gov, or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 for those with speech or hearing impairment. The phone line hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
October 17, 2007
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- With the deadline to register for assistance just a week away, Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that more than $12 million has gone to residents of the 14 Wisconsin counties affected by the Aug. 18-31 storms and flooding. The deadline to register for FEMA individual assistance is Thursday, October 25. That is the same deadline for homeowners, renters and businesses to submit applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
October 16, 2007
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- As cleanup and recovery continues following the severe storms and flooding that struck Wisconsin Aug. 18-31, state and federal officials urge disaster victims to take measures to prevent the damage from happening again.
October 15, 2007
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Less than two weeks remain for Wisconsin residents and business owners who sustained damage from the severe storms and flooding occurring Aug. 18 - 31 to apply for disaster assistance. The deadline to apply is Oct. 25.
October 12, 2007
LA CROSSE, Wis. ? Counseling support is now available in Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson and Rock counties affected by the August 18-31 storms and flooding it was announced today by Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 10, 2007
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- From the beginning of a disaster to the long term recovery efforts, volunteers band together to assist communities. When the severe storms and flooding in August washed out roads and flooded numerous homes and businesses, volunteer agencies stepped up to respond immediately.