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November 12, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- It takes many organizations working together after a disaster to help a community recover. As leaders in their Indiana voluntary agencies, it?s something Kevin Cox and Lucinda Nord know a lot about.
November 7, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
November 6, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The presidential disaster declaration of September 23 for Indiana was amended Nov. 5 to include the following counties for Individual Assistance: Franklin, Gibson, Jasper, Ohio, Orange, Posey, Ripley, St. Joseph, Vanderburgh and Warrick.
November 5, 2008
Disaster Federal Register Notice
November 4, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents should take care when rebuilding flood-damaged homes or their flood-insurance premiums could increase considerably, caution local officials and representatives of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Homes that sustained "substantial damage" in the recent floods must be rebuilt to certain specifications as outlined in local community floodplain ordinances ? or risk being in violation of those ordinances.
November 3, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Three weeks remain for Indiana residents affected by recent severe storms and flooding to register for federal disaster assistance. Monday, Nov. 24, is the deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "Affected residents shouldn't delay," said Stephen M. DeBlasio Sr., FEMA's head of Indiana recovery operations. "The first step toward receiving disaster assistance is to register with FEMA."
October 31, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Five weeks after a federal disaster was declared in Indiana due to severe storms and flooding, $36, 258,249 in recovery grants and loans has been approved for renters, homeowners and business owners in 20 affected counties.
October 30, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Are you pressed for time? Need to update your disaster registration? Well, officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) want all registered Hoosiers to know there is a new function available on FEMA's toll-free Helpline, "Automated Status Update."
October 29, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- By dialing 2-1-1, Indiana residents affected by the recent severe storms and flooding can connect with health and human services programs available in their communities. "The Indiana 2-1-1 line offers information about critical community services," said Stephen M. DeBlasio Sr., head of recovery operations in Indiana for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).? "The storms and floods may have separated people from usual sources of assistance or created new needs for families. 2-1-1 can help Hoosiers locate solutions."
October 28, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Four weeks remain for Indiana residents affected by recent severe storms and flooding to register for federal disaster assistance. Monday, Nov. 24, is the deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Four Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will continue to assist residents through Friday, with some changes taking effect after that.

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