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

May 4, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Effective this Sunday, May 10, all disaster recovery centers (DRCs) will be closed on Sunday. Mobile disaster recovery centers have temporary schedules and will be reported as they are opened. The three fixed DRC locations, hours Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. are: White CountyWhite CountyEmergency Manager's Office315 N. Illinois Ave.Monticello, Ind. Pulaski CountyWinimac MunicipalUtility Complex623 W.11th St.Winimac, Ind.
May 1, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Eight days after President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for Indiana, nearly $734,000 in disaster assistance grants have been approved. Federal and state recovery officials announced that today a total of 464 residents have applied for disaster assistance in the 13 designated Indiana counties. The following is an update of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) recovery activities as of close of business Thursday, April 30.
April 29, 2009
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Two mobile Disaster Recovery Centers will open Thursday to serve residents and business owners who sustained losses or damage as a result of the severe storms and flooding March 8 - 14, according to state and federal disaster officials. The centers will be in Kosciusko and Lake counties. The locations are: Kosciusko CountyOld Church Annex202 W. Main St.Warsaw, Ind. Lake CountyRoss Township Fire Dept.26 W. 73rd Ave.Merrillville, Ind.
April 22, 2009
News Release
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 Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
April 22, 2009
News Release
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.  The assistance will supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding during the period of March 8-14, 2009.

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