Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1832)

Incident period: March 8, 2009 to March 14, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 22, 2009

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

June 12, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Residents and business owners in sixteen Indiana counties who sustained damage from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred March 8 - 14 are running out of time to apply for disaster assistance. The eligible counties are Allen, Carroll, Daviess, DeKalb, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, White and Whitley. June 22 is also the deadline to return completed disaster loan applications to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
June 11, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Over the past 18-months, the state of Indiana was affected by severe weather in which the state requested and was granted five presidentially declared disasters.  Those declarations resulted in a total over $365,829,399 in disaster assistance to the state. Through Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program grants and Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, recovery assistance was available to individuals and state and local governments that were affected by the disasters.  Types of assistance includes:
June 8, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners in Allen, Carroll, Daviess, DeKalb, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, White and Whitley counties who sustained damage during the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding of March 8 - 14 have two weeks left to register for disaster assistance.
May 29, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents and business owners living in the 16 counties included in the recent presidential disaster declaration have three weeks left to register for federal disaster assistance. The designated counties are: Allen, Carroll, Daviess, DeKalb, Fulton, Jasper, Kosciusko, Lake, LaPorte, Lawrence, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, White and Whitley.
May 27, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Officials from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urge businesses to plan now for future disasters. When the next flood or other disaster strikes, getting your company back to business quickly may depend on emergency planning done today. "Planning for disasters, natural or manmade, will help protect your business investment and give your company a better chance for survival," said Regis Phelan, FEMA federal coordinating officer.
May 20, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A mobile Disaster Recovery Center (MDRC) will open for three days, Tuesday, May 26 through Thursday, May 28 in Bedford to serve residents and business owners who sustained losses or damage as a result of the severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding March 8 - 14, according to state and federal disaster officials. Location:

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