Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1740)

Incident period: January 7, 2008 to March 14, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on January 30, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 8, 2008
News Release
LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- As Hoosiers begin to repair and rebuild their homes and businesses, damaged by recent storms and flooding, they can get free advice from the experts on how to rebuild stronger and safer. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists will be at the Builder Show and Expo at the Tippecanoe County Fairgrounds in Lafayette to talk with homeowners, business owners and contractors on how to reduce future property damages when disasters strike. Experts will also set up an information table with important mitigation materials and tips.
February 5, 2008
News Release
LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will open Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Carroll, Elkhart, Fulton, Jasper and White Counties initially for residents who suffered damages from severe storms and flooding that occurred during the period of January 7, and continuing. Fixed DRCs will open in three locations. In addition, Mobile DRCs will open in various locations and then move on to serve other areas of the disaster.
February 4, 2008
News Release
LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a toll-free application telephone number for? residents who suffered property damage or loss in the severe storms and flooding that occurred during the period of Jan. 7, and continuing.
January 30, 2008
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 January 7, 2008, and continuing.
January 30, 2008
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-1740-DR (PDF 49KB)
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