Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1933)
Incident period: July 20, 2010 to July 24, 2010
Major Disaster Declaration declared on August 11, 2010
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
October 23, 2010
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- More than $40 million in disaster assistance has been approved to help residents and businesses in Grant and Milwaukee counties recover from the July 20-24 storms, tornadoes and flooding, according to Wisconsin Emergency Management and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 21, 2010
NEW BERLIN, Wis -- Residents and business owners in Grant and Milwaukee counties who suffered damages or losses from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred from July 20 through July 24 and received a loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are urged to complete and return the application, according to disaster officials of Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
October 20, 2010
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Wisconsin residents might think their property is not at risk for flooding if it is not located near water. But in recent years, heavy spring and summer rains have caused significant flood damage across Wisconsin, even in areas that are away from lakes or rivers. In fact, 20 to 25 percent of all flood claims are filed in low-to-moderate flood-risk areas. Everyone, regardless of whether their property is located in a designated flood zone, is subject to flooding.
October 19, 2010
NEW BERLIN, Wis.—The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the city of Milwaukee Department of Public Works, 3850 N. 35th St., will transition to a Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Friday, Oct. 22 at 9 a.m. The center will operate from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice.
October 18, 2010
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Twelve workshops will be conducted this week to help area residents reduce future flood losses. Information will be provided about how to protect property with low-cost options to keep a home safe and protect against basement flooding. Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are scheduling the workshops on the following dates, times and locations: Tuesday, Oct. 1910:00-11:00 a.m., 2:00-3:00 p.m. and 7:00-8:00 p.m.
October 18, 2010
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Disaster officials remind residents of Milwaukee and Grant counties affected by the July storms, tornadoes and flooding that they can stay in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) by calling the agency’s Helpline.