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 18, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis.—Only one month remains for homeowners, renters and businesses in Grant and Milwaukee counties who were affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24 to register for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The registration deadline is Nov. 17.
October 18, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – As cleanup continues from the July storms, tornadoes and flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) urge all residents to take measures now to reduce future flood loss or damages. “In the wake of floods, people often wonder whether there is a way to protect themselves and their property from devastating loss. The answer is yes,” said Federal Coordinating Officer Paul Ricciuti. “The rebuilding phase of a disaster is the ideal time to consider ways to limit future damage.”
October 18, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Nearly one month into the federal disaster declaration for Grant and Milwaukee counties, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) announce that more than $38,689,237 has been approved to   help residents and businesses recover from July 20-24 storms, tornadoes and flooding. Of the $38.6 million:
October 18, 2010
News Release
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 13, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- If you registered for disaster assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and received a letter stating you are not eligible, state and federal recovery officials have one important message – don’t give up. “The letter might mean that FEMA doesn’t have all the information it needs to make decisions about the application,” said Paul Ricciuti, federal coordinating officer for the disaster recovery. “It’s important to take the time to carefully read the information and instructions in the letter.”
October 13, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- The federal/state Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Milwaukee Brotherhood of Firefighters Association, 7717 W. Good Hope Road, will transition to a Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) on Friday, Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. The center will operate from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice.

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