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

September 12, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- In order to meet the ongoing needs in Vernon and nearby counties, the temporary Disaster Recovery Center will re-open in Viroqua on Monday, Sept. 17 and operate through Thursday, Sept. 20, 2007. The Vernon County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will be located at Living Faith Church, 852 North Main Street, Viroqua, WI 54665. This DRC will be open Monday from noon until 7 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. The center will close on Thurs., Sept. 20, at 7 p.m.
September 12, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. ? More than $4.6 million in disaster assistance has been approved for 14 Wisconsin counties, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The financial assistance approved so far goes to help individuals and businesses recover from the severe storms and flooding that occurred August 18 ? 31.
September 11, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Briefings for local officials in Sauk and Richland counties have been scheduled for Friday, September 14 to explain the process of applying for federal disaster assistance according the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
September 10, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRC) will open to serve Iowa and Jefferson counties recently added to the August 26 disaster declaration. These mobile centers will assist those who suffered loss from the severe storms and flooding that occurred August 18-31, according to disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
September 10, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mobile Disaster Recovery Centers (MDRC) will open to serve the Grant and Rock counties recently added to the August 26 disaster declaration. These mobile centers will assist those who suffered loss from the severe storms and flooding that occurred August 18-31, according to disaster recovery officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).
September 9, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC) in Crawford and La Crosse Counties will close on Saturday, September 15 at 7 p.m. The centers currently operate 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

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