News Releases for Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1768)

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Friday, October 10, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Almost $97 million in state and federal disaster assistance is being disbursed to individuals and business owners in Wisconsin. Adding in the $12 million in obligated funds for...
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- September 15 is the deadline for Wisconsin residents to register for disaster help. An online visit or a single phone call can qualify a household or business owner for recovery...
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- A team of environmental health specialists deployed by the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) is now assisting the state of Wisconsin with flood-related public-health issues,...
Monday, September 15, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- The Village of Rock Springs will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 7 to 9 p.m., to begin development of a plan to address long-term solutions to community issues...
Friday, September 12, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- The final days to apply for assistance for damages caused by the June and July storms and flooding are here.  The deadline is Monday, Sept. 15, at midnight.  Due to the high volume...
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- This is the final week for Wisconsin residents to register for disaster help. A simple phone call or online visit can qualify a household or business for recovery money and services...
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) had its roots in the 1800s as the country recognized the federal government must play a leading role in controlling and responding to...
Saturday, September 6, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- The following is a summary of information released during the week of Aug. 30 through Sept. 5 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the Wisconsin Joint Field Office...
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- More than $90.3 million in state and federal disaster assistance has been approved for Wisconsin residents affected by June and July severe storms and flooding, emergency managers...
Friday, September 5, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Residents receiving rental assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) due to this summer's severe storms and flooding should let FEMA know if they still need...
Friday, August 22, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Assistance to public entities, along with grants and low-interest loans to individuals, brings to $81.5 million in state and federal aid to Wisconsin for recent severe storms and...
Monday, August 18, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Walworth County has been added to the list of Wisconsin counties eligible to receive federal Public Assistance (PA) disaster funds to help local governments rebuild public property...
Saturday, August 16, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- The following is a summary of information released during the week of Aug. 9 through Aug. 15 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the Wisconsin Joint Field Office...
Friday, August 15, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Residents in flooded areas of Wisconsin should have their septic systems and wells checked for safety, federal and state disaster recovery officials advise. Floodwaters can cause...
Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- The following is a summary of information released Aug. 2 through Aug. 8 by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from the Wisconsin Joint Field Office for Disaster 1768,...
Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Before beginning any new construction or repairs of flood-damaged property, Wisconsin residents are urged to consult local building officials to obtain the necessary permits. "...
Saturday, August 9, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents who dispute their flood insurance settlement can appeal, said federal emergency management officials. A four-step process exists for policy holders to appeal...
Thursday, August 7, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Wisconsin disaster assistance now exceeds $67 million, state and federal emergency managers announced today. The monies include $44.8 million in grants from the Federal Emergency...
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Don't let misunderstandings cause the loss of needed disaster assistance, state and federal emergency management officials urge Wisconsin residents.? Wisconsin Emergency Management...
Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- The Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Fond du Lac and Winnebago counties will close at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, disaster officials announced today. The Milwaukee County DRC is...

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