Wisconsin Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm (DR-1966)
Incident period: January 31, 2011 to February 3, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on April 5, 2011
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
May 4, 2011
Downers Grove, Ill. -- Federal disaster funds are now available for Green County to help local governments recover some of the costs associated with snow removal and emergency response to the blizzard that occurred in southern Wisconsin earlier this year. According to officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the assistance was approved following a review of data gathered by federal and state disaster assistance officials. The declaration is for the response and cleanup to the blizzard and major winter storm that occurred Jan. 31 - Feb. 3, 2011.
April 18, 2011
Federal Coordinating Officer Gregory W. Eaton describes how the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) are working side-by-side to meet this disaster head on.
April 5, 2011
Following is a summary of key federal disaster aid programs that can be made available as needed and warranted under President Obama’s major disaster declaration issued for Wisconsin. Assistance for State and Eligible Local Governments Can Includeas Required:
April 5, 2011
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the state of Wisconsin to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 31 to February 3, 2011.