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

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- In the confusion following a disaster, rumors, half-truths and misunderstandings about federal and state assistance can cause some storm-struck residents to miss out on much-needed...
Tuesday, June 24, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Understanding FEMA's assistance and being prepared for the on-site property inspection can cut the time it takes to get disaster aid, state and local officials said today.?...
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- The recent wave of flooding in Wisconsin has prompted two communities in Columbus County to seek - and win -- reinstatement into the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), disaster...
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis.? -- Individuals who can't work because of the severe storms, tornadoes and ongoing flooding that began on June 5 may be eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA). The...
Monday, June 23, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Regardless of where they live, Wisconsin residents with storm damage who have applied for federal disaster assistance may visit any Disaster Recovery Center (DRC). Wisconsin...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Disaster officials remind Wisconsin residents that it is necessary to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to qualify for federal disaster assistance. ...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- When flood waters subside, among the first things to float to the surface are the scam artist and the fly-by-night contractor pretending to offer help, warns the Wisconsin Emergency...
Sunday, June 22, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC), operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will open on Monday, June 23, in Dodge County....
Saturday, June 21, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents affected by recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes already have received more than $1 million in FEMA grants for temporary housing and home repairs, state...
Saturday, June 21, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Applicants for federal disaster assistance may receive a one-month housing grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Temporary Housing Program if their houses...
Friday, June 20, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- A second Columbia County Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opens on Saturday, June 21, disaster officials announced. Portage High School 301 E. Collins St. Portage, WI  53901  Hours...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency opens on Thursday, June 19, in Columbia County. Columbus...
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Individuals affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on June 5 are urged to begin cleaning up their homes and personal property as soon as possible. Officials...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- In an ongoing effort to help residents recover from recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes, state and federal officials announced the opening of a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 00:00
Madison, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents affected by the recent severe storms, flooding and tornadoes have already received nearly $38,000 in federal assistance.? Officials from the Federal Emergency...
Sunday, June 15, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- State and federal officials announced the opening of a site to provide information to Wisconsin residents who have applied for federal help responding to the recent flooding....
Sunday, June 15, 2008 - 00:00
MADISON, Wis. -- Residents of five counties can use a toll-free application telephone number and on-line registration to apply for assistance recovering from damage caused by severe storms, tornadoes...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 00:00
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...
Saturday, June 14, 2008 - 00:00
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 designated Wisconsin...

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