Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1766)
Incident period: May 30, 2008 to June 27, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 8, 2008
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
August 22, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Following the devastating Midwest floods, a regional Interagency Levee Task Force (ILTF) has been established to achieve a rapid and effective response to the region's battered levees. The mission is to restore and maintain levees for the balance of this flood season and also to prepare for a time beyond that.
August 21, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Hoosier counties approved for Public Assistance (PA) have a valuable resource on the state of Indiana's Web site.
August 19, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- If you had a 1 in 4 shot of winning the lottery, would you buy a ticket? Yeah, and so would several million other people, right? Those are very good odds of winning. Well, you can bet you will never see those odds in the lottery, but those are the actual odds that over the course of a 30 year mortgage your home will be hit by a flood. Yet very few people protect themselves against such a "probable" occurrence with flood insurance.
August 12, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers an appeals process for any disaster aid decision. When applicants file an appeal, FEMA will review their case. Applicants wishing to appeal a FEMA decision should follow these steps:
August 11, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that it is providing Public Assistance (PA) to Wabash and Wayne Counties to help pay for emergency services and to repair or replace public facilities damaged by the May 30 - June 27 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.
August 7, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Hoosiers get a chance to learn about disaster preparedness and recovery at the Indiana State Fair, August 6-17 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and other State and federal recovery staff will be on hand at the fair to answer questions. Community Education and Outreach (CEO) teams wind up their series of location visits to county fairs, libraries and home improvement stores with their presence at the State Fair.