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September 24, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Nearly 12,000 residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties have applied for federal disaster aid since Sept. 18 when President Obama declared the counties eligible for Individual Assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) encourage applicants to be aware and prepared when FEMA inspectors visit to assess disaster-related damages.
September 23, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) encourage residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties to check in with their neighbors, friends, relatives and co-workers to tell them about applying for federal disaster assistance. President Obama declared Individual Assistance for both counties on Sept. 18 to help residents recover from severe storms and flooding July 20-24. Individuals are urged to make sure their neighbors know:
September 22, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Winter is around the corner. Homeowners should ensure home heating systems are in good working order. Federal disaster assistance may cover furnace repairs that are related to severe storms and flooding July 20-24. "Homeowners sometimes determine furnace repairs are required after storms and flooding," said Paul Ricciuti, Federal Coordinating Officer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). "If you live in Grant or Milwaukee County, where a federal disaster has been declared and you had water damage to your furnace, register for assistance."
September 22, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Grant and Milwaukee County residents who qualify for federal disaster assistance to recover from severe storms and flooding July 20-24 are encouraged to register for Electronic Funds Transfer for faster, safer deposits. "Consider arranging for federal disaster assistance funds to be transferred electronically into your bank account," said Paul Ricciuti, Federal Coordinating Officer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 21, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) will open Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010 in Grant County. Residents who were affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24 will be able to meet, face-to-face, with disaster recovery specialists. The DRC will be located in the Lancaster Fire Station, 312 N. Washington St., Lancaster, Wis. 53813.  
September 21, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Federal disaster aid programs can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama's Individual Assistance declaration for Milwaukee and Grant counties. Assistance for Affected Individuals and Families Can Include as Required:
September 21, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will open Wednesday in Milwaukee County. Residents who were affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24 will be able to meet with disaster recovery specialists face-to-face at two locations.  City of Milwaukee Dept. of Public Works3850 N. 35th St.Milwaukee, Wis. 53216 Milwaukee Brotherhood of Firefighters Association7717 W. Good Hope RoadMilwaukee, Wis. 53223
September 20, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Residents and business owners in Grant and Milwaukee counties must register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) before they can be considered for federal disaster assistance, state and federal officials advised today. Homeowners, renters and business owners in the two Wisconsin counties may be eligible to receive federal aid to help them recover from the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred from July 20 through July 24.
September 18, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- In response to a request from Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle, President Obama has issued an Individual Assistance declaration for Grant and Milwaukee counties, enabling federal disaster aid for homes and businesses damaged in severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24.   
September 18, 2010
Disaster Federal Register Notice

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