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 8, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The FEMA toll-free application telephone number and on-line registration are now available for residents of Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Racine and Rock counties according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM). These counties join those named in the August 26 declaration which includes Crawford, La Crosse, Richland, Sauk and Vernon counties that suffered property damage or loss from the severe storms and flooding that occurred August 18-31.
September 6, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Richland Center will close on Sunday, September 9 at 7 p.m. The center currently operates 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. However, representatives from the Small Business Administration will remain at the location to assist homeowners, renters and businesses with completing their loan applications.
September 6, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that nine additional counties are now eligible for disaster assistance for individuals and five counties are eligible for assistance to help communities rebuild infrastructure.
September 5, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- More than $2 million in disaster assistance has been approved in the nine days since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration for five Wisconsin counties according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 3, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wisc. -- They won?t be serving any food on a stick, but Hazard Mitigation Advisors will be at community fairs throughout the region serving generous portions of preparedness information to residents from areas affected by recent flooding.
August 30, 2007
News Release
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- A toll-free application telephone number and on-line registration are now operational for residents of Crawford, La Crosse, Richland, Sauk and Vernon counties who suffered property damage or loss from the severe storms and flooding that began August 18, according to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM).

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