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 4, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners in the 40 counties included in the presidential disaster declaration have until August 11 to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Eligible residents and business owners who sustained damage from storms and flooding that occurred from May 30 - June 27, should register for disaster assistance immediately. New applications will not be accepted after the August 11 deadline.
July 31, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The three FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Bartholomew, Morgan and Vigo Counties will close Friday, August 8, reopening at the same locations on Monday, August 11 as U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Centers (DLOCs). The Outreach Centers will be open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Individuals with SBA questions also may call the SBA Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955, TTY 1-800-877-8339 or visit SBA's Web site www.sba.gov .
July 30, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations that are eligible for federal disaster assistance have very little time left to apply.
July 28, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners living in the 40 counties included in the recent presidential disaster declaration have only two weeks to register for federal disaster assistance.
July 28, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS -- After undergoing the devastation of storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 30 to June 27, residents of Indiana may not know where to turn for answers. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers the FEMA Helpline for just this reason. Helping victims throughout the entire recovery process is a FEMA priority.
July 24, 2008
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- After reviewing additional documentation, officials of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have reclassified 116 occupants of the Candlelight Mobile Home Park, in Columbus, as owners of their residences. The decision makes these occupants eligible for further federal disaster assistance. "We're happy for this change," said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Smith. "We want everyone to get the maximum amount of assistance available to them as allowed by law."