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

Incident period: June 5, 2008 to July 25, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 14, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 29, 2008
News Release
Madison, Wis. -- If you received rental funds or other disaster aid as a result of the June storms, save your receipts, disaster-management officials said. "Providing receipts is one of the key steps disaster-aid applicants can take to qualify for available grant funds," said Federal Coordinating Officer Dolph Diemont of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).? Federal coordinating officers lead the U.S. government side of joint federal/state disaster operations.
June 28, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents recovering from recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding should not worry that registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will affect their permission to rebuild severely-damaged houses.
June 28, 2008
News Release
Madison, Wis. ?-- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opens on Tuesday, July 1, in Fond du Lac County. UW Fond du Lac 400 University Fond du Lac, WI? 54935 Hours of operation: Tuesday, July 1: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice
June 28, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents who suffered losses from the recent severe storms, tornadoes and flooding and continue to have unmet needs may seek help through a number of volunteer groups. "We would like to encourage Wisconsin residents to take advantage of our 2-1-1 Program when looking for additional assistance," said Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) Administrator Johnnie Smith. "It's a valuable resource that unites those who want to help with those who most need assistance."
June 27, 2008
News Release
Madison, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) operated by Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opens on Monday, June 30, in Grant County. Youth Agriculture Center? 916 E. Elm St. Lancaster Fairgrounds? Lancaster, WI? 53813? Hours of operation: Monday, June 30: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily until further notice
June 27, 2008
News Release
MADISON, Wis. -- Federal Public Assistance disaster funds are now available to help local governments in 14 counties rebuild public property damaged by the recent severe storms, tornadoes, and floods that have ravaged Wisconsin since June 4.

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