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 8, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) will be open on Columbus Day, Monday, October 11, in Milwaukee County from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT. Residents who were affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding July 20-24 will continue to be able to meet with disaster recovery specialists face-to-face at two locations until further notice:
October 8, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – As of today, 24,673 renters, homeowners and business owners have registered for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since President Obama declared a federal disaster on Sept. 18.
October 5, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- The Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) located in the Lancaster Fire Station, 312 N. Washington St. in Lancaster will close on Thursday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m.  Until then, it will be open every day from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Before visiting the DRC, applicants should apply for assistance online at www.disasterassistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA/3362.  Individuals with speech or hearing impairments may call (TTY) 1-800-462-7585. The hotline is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., seven days per week.
October 5, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) want Grant and Milwaukee County residents to know that disaster funding assistance to recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from July    20-24 may not be taxable income. Disaster assistance will not affect Social Security benefit eligibility, state or federal retirement benefits or temporary public benefits. Get further information at two DRCs in Milwaukee County.
October 4, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Federal assistance for Grant and Milwaukee County residents has topped $25.5 million for the July 20-24 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. As of today, 19,830 renters, homeowners and business owners have registered for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) since President Obama declared a federal disaster on Sept. 18.
October 2, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. – Residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties as well as employees working in those counties who suffered damage to their automobile during the July 20-24 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding may be eligible for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster assistance.

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