Indiana Severe Winter Storm (DR-1828)
Incident period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 5, 2009
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 8, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- More than $1.6 million in federal Public Assistance funds has been obligated for state and local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations, for costs resulting from the severe winter storms in late January, according to the Indiana Dept. of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To date, $1,609,734 has been obligated to the state and 10 counties for Public Assistance projects in Indiana.
March 17, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Recent storms and flooding in Indiana are a huge reminder that the spring rainy season is fast approaching. This is National Flood Safety Awareness Week and officials urge Hoosiers to take action now to protect life and property.
March 13, 2009
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Southern Indiana state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations that are eligible for federal disaster assistance should not wait to apply. Public Assistance (PA) funds for reimbursement or restoration are available in 15 southern Hoosier counties as part of a presidential disaster declaration following a severe winter storm that struck the state during the period of January 26-28, 2009.
March 5, 2009
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's major disaster declaration issued for Indiana. Assistance for the State and Affected Local Governments Can Include as Required:
March 5, 2009
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 of Indiana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm during the period of January 26-28, 2009.