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

September 28, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- September is National Preparedness Month and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges Americans to understand what it means to be Ready. Disaster plans for people and businesses are important, but don't forget to have a plan for pets, working animals and livestock “The likelihood that you and your animals stay safe in an emergency depends on disaster planning done today,” said FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Paul Ricciuti.  
September 28, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- More than 16,000 residents of Grant and Milwaukee counties have applied for federal disaster aid since Sept. 18 when President Obama declared both counties eligible for Individual Assistance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) have identified some frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help homeowners, renters and business owners in the disaster-declared counties understand the disaster assistance application process.     
September 24, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Community Relations specialists from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are going door-to-door to meet with Milwaukee County residents affected by the July 20-24 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding.
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 24, 2010
News Release
NEW BERLIN, Wis. -- Nearly 11,700 Wisconsin residents have applied for assistance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and more than $9 million has been approved in grants since President Obama declared a federal disaster in Grant and Milwaukee counties Sept. 18. Residents in the two declared counties may be eligible for federal disaster help as they recover from severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from July 20 through July 24.
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:

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