Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1795)

Incident period: September 12, 2008 to October 6, 2008
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 23, 2008

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

February 13, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Federal assistance for Indiana residents, businesses and public sector infrastructure impacted by the Sept. 12 through Oct. 6 storms and flooding is now $78.5 million. These storms resulted in one of three presidential disaster declarations received by Indiana last year. All three declarations were the result of devastating weather events. This declaration occurred after Hurricane Ike dumped flooding rain in northern Indiana and severe storms ripped through the southern half of the state.
February 6, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Federal assistance for Indiana residents, businesses and public sector infrastructure impacted by the Sept. 12 through Oct. 6 storms and flooding is now $77.8 million. These storms resulted in one of three presidential disaster declarations received by Indiana last year. All three declarations were the result of devastating weather events. This declaration occurred after Hurricane Ike dumped flooding rain in northern Indiana and severe storms ripped through the southern half of the state.
January 30, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Federal assistance for Indiana residents, businesses and public sector infrastructure impacted by the Sept. 12 through Oct. 6 storms and flooding is now $76.5 million. These storms resulted in one of three presidential disaster declarations received by Indiana last year. All three declarations were the result of devastating weather events. This declaration occurred after Hurricane Ike dumped flooding rain in northern Indiana and severe storms ripped through the southern half of the state.
January 23, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Hard hit in 2008, Indiana received three presidential disaster declarations for separate weather events. The last of these declarations occurred when remnants of Hurricane Ike dumped flooding rain in northern Indiana along with severe storm damage in the southern half of the state. Federal assistance for Indiana residents, businesses and public sector infrastructure affected by the Sept. 12 through Oct. 6 storms and flooding is now $75.1 million.
January 16, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Federal disaster assistance for Indiana residents and businesses affected by the Sept. 12 through Oct. 6 storms and flooding is now $61.76 million. The assistance is in the form of grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To date, 26,029 homeowners, renters and business owners have applied for disaster assistance.
January 9, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Federal disaster assistance for Indiana residents and businesses affected by the Sept. 12 through Oct. 6 storms and flooding has surpassed $60 million. The assistance is in the form of grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). To date, 26,018 homeowners, renters and business owners have applied for disaster assistance.

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Indiana, FEMA-1795-DR (PDF 22KB)
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