Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1732)

Incident period: August 15, 2007 to August 27, 2007
Major Disaster Declaration declared on November 30, 2007

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

December 6, 2007
News Release
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. -- The Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Lake County for residents who suffered damages from severe storms and flooding that occurred in the area from August 15-27, 2007. The Disaster Recovery Center will open on Friday, December 7, located at 839 Broadway, Gary, IN. Hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (local time), Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday until further notice.
November 30, 2007
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Indiana to help people and communities recover from the effects of severe storms and flooding during the period of August 15-27, 2007. FEMA Administrator David Paulison said the assistance was authorized under a major disaster declaration issued for the state by President Bush. The President's action makes federal funding available to affected individuals in Lake County.
November 30, 2007
News Release
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Bush's major disaster declaration issued for Indiana. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:


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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Indiana, FEMA-1732-DR (PDF 49KB)
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