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

September 25, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today opened Disaster Recovery Centers in Munster, Lake Station and Gary for residents with property damages from recent severe storms and flooding. The three facilities, known as DRCs, will be open Monday through Saturday until further notice. DRC locations and hours of operation:  Manuszczak Appliance Store 9450 Calumet Ave. Munster, IN 46321Hours: Monday - Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
September 25, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Disaster recovery services of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are being offered side by side with state services provided at the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) offices of the Division of Family Resources. FEMA disaster recovery staff will be available through Tuesday, September 30, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  The offices will be closed on Sunday.  1230 State Road 2, West, LaPorte 152 Indiana Ave., Valparaiso
September 24, 2008
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Residents in Lake, LaPorte and Porter counties with property damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ike may call a toll-free helpline operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to register for assistance.  The number is 1-800-621-FEMA (3362).  Those with speech or hearing impairment may call TTY 1-800-462-7585.  Both phone numbers are available around the clock to help residents apply for a variety of federal and state assistance programs, including grants and low interest loans.
September 24, 2008
News Release
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 Indiana. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
September 24, 2008
News Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available for the state of Indiana. The assistance will supplement state and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by severe storms and flooding beginning on September 12, 2008, and continuing.

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How to Apply for Assistance

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» Call 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) / 1-800-462-7585 (TTY)

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Preliminary Damage Assessment

  • Indiana, FEMA-1795-DR (PDF 22KB)
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