Montana Severe Storms and Flooding (DR-1996)

Incident period: April 4, 2011 to July 22, 2011
Major Disaster Declaration declared on June 17, 2011

Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases

August 17, 2011
News Release
HELENA, Mont -- Rebuilding or repairing a home after a disaster can be a daunting task. But with the right information, homeowners can build back smarter and stronger. FEMA mitigation specialists will be on hand at the Tri-County Fair in Deer Lodge to provide information about ways to rebuild that can reduce the risk of damages from future disasters.
August 16, 2011
News Release
HELENA, Mont. -- A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center is opening in Missoula to assist individuals and businesses that were affected by the storms and flooding this spring. The Missoula center opens at 1 p.m. on August 18 and will be staffed with disaster recovery specialists who can provide information and answer questions about flood-related assistance. The disaster recovery center will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Monday, August 22. The Missoula Center is located at:
August 16, 2011
News Release
HELENA, Mont. -- Visitors to the Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) in Montana staffed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) were overwhelmingly satisfied with the experience, according to an intra-agency survey. "They were very helpful," one visitor said of the FEMA specialists manning the centers. "They answered all my questions and even some I didn't bring up. They've been great."
August 15, 2011
News Release
HELENA, Mont. -- For many Montanans recovering from the storms and related flooding from April 4 to July 22, completing a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) low-interest disaster loan application is an essential step in recovery.
August 15, 2011
News Release
Helena, Mont. -- Disaster assistance from FEMA is available to assist individuals and businesses affected by this year's flooding, but only by registering. "Even if you registered with the state or your county, you still need to register specifically with FEMA to be eligible for assistance," said Montana Disaster and Emergency Services Administrator Ed Tinsley. "FEMA assistance is available for recovery costs such as housing assistance, personal property, vehicle repair or replacement, and moving and storage expenses. It is now time to apply for help by registering.
August 13, 2011
News Release
HELENA, Mont. -- A state and federal Disaster Recovery Center is opening in Glasgow to assist individuals, households and businesses in Valley County affected by storms and flooding this spring. The center opens officially at 1 p.m., on Monday, August 15. The center is staffed by disaster recovery specialists who can provide information and answer questions about flood-related assistance. Glasgow is the fifth disaster recovery center to open in the state.

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  • Montana, FEMA-1996-DR (PDF 22KB)
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