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April 5, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) announce the Disaster Recovery Center in Sellersburg will remain open one more week. The center will close April 13, which means there are just days left to meet face to face with specialists to ask questions about the recovery process. The center, which is located at Ivy Tech College, I-65 and Hwy 311(I-65 exit 9), operates from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.   
April 4, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Indiana residents who are repairing or rebuilding in the wake of recent severe storms and tornadoes are facing many choices and opportunities as they put the pieces of their homes and lives back together. Officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) offer several suggestions for measures to take to potentially reduce the risk of losses in future disasters.
April 3, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- If you suffered damage during severe storms Feb. 29-March 3, chances are your neighbor may have, too. Storm-impacted individuals should tell their neighbors about the opportunity to register for assistance with FEMA before the May 8 deadline and to return their SBA loan applications as soon as possible. Tell your friends and neighbors about the opportunity to register with FEMA even though they have insurance. Insurance may not cover the entire cost of recovery, and a low-interest loan from the SBA may fill the gap to more fully recover from damage.
April 2, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In the wake of disasters, people often wonder whether there is a way to protect themselves and their property from devastating loss. The answer is yes! Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at southern Indiana building supply stores to offer free information and answer questions about rebuilding. The dates, times and locations are: April 3 – April 7 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.Home Depot2239 State Street, New Albany, IN 47150
March 30, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- More than $1.5 million in federal funding has been approved to homeowners, renters and business owners since the president issued a major disaster declaration for Indiana. Individual Assistance was made available March 9 to augment state and local recovery efforts after severe storms, straight-line winds and tornadoes caused extensive damage Feb. 29 to March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties.
March 27, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In the wake of disasters, people often wonder whether there is a way to protect themselves and their property from devastating loss. The answer is yes! Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at Menards, 2808 Menards Drive, Evansville, Ind., this week to offer free information and answer questions about rebuilding. The FEMA team will be in the store beginning March 29 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday April 1.
March 26, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- In the wake of disasters, people often wonder whether there is a way to protect themselves and their property from devastating loss. The answer is yes! Mitigation specialists from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be at two southern Indiana building supply stores this week to offer free information and answer questions about rebuilding. The locations are: Lowe’s Home Improvement1350 Veterans ParkwayClarksville, IN  47129
March 24, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal Public Assistance (PA) has been made available to Indiana. Federal aid has been granted to augment state and local recovery efforts in the areas struck by severe storms, straight-line winds, and tornadoes Feb. 29-March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott and Washington counties. 
March 23, 2012
News Release
INDIANAPOLIS —Some Indiana residents who have registered for disaster assistance may have received letters saying their applications are denied. They should know that they have the right to appeal that decision.  Applicants who received denial letters should make sure they understand why they were denied. A denial may be due to various reasons. A visit to the Disaster Recovery Center in Sellersburg or a call to the FEMA Helpline at (800) 621-3362 can help provide a better explanation. 
March 22, 2012
Disaster Federal Register Notice

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