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

July 17, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A FEMA mobile disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is returning to Owen County for 4 days ONLY. The location is: Spencer Elementary School 151 Hillside Avenue Spencer, IN, 47460Opening day hours Saturday, July 19 - 9 a. m. - 2 p. m., CLOSED ON SUNDAY, Monday, July 21 through Wednesday July 23 - 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
July 16, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners living in the 40 counties included in the recent presidential disaster declaration have less than one month left to register for federal disaster assistance.
July 11, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- According to officials from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), all categories of Public Assistance (PA) are now available to seven more Indiana counties to help pay for emergency services and to repair or replace public facilities damaged by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from May 30 ? June 27.
July 11, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Property owners whose property was damaged in the recent disaster must obtain necessary building permits from their city or county before rebuilding.  Contact the local building inspector to determine what is required. Many homes were damaged during the presidentially declared disaster incident period (May 30 to June 27). Local officials require building permits to ensure repairs are done in a manner that conforms to local building codes.
July 11, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A FEMA Mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) is moving to Grant County at Noon on Monday, July 14 for 4 days. Grant County - open for 4 days ONLY The Shelter House at Playacres Park 500 S. Sycamore St. Fairmont, IN 46928Opening day hours: Monday, July 14, Noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday, July 15 through Thursday, July 17, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Other MDRC locations:
July 10, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Some Indiana residents put out of their homes by the recent disaster will get mobile homes to use as temporary housing. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is providing the units at the request of Governor Mitch Daniels. Officials from FEMA and Indiana's Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) estimate that the need may be for 100-500 units. Some residents could be in the units as early as next week.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Indiana, FEMA-1766-DR (PDF 37KB)
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