Indiana Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, and Tornadoes (DR-4058)
Incident period: February 29, 2012 to March 3, 2012
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 9, 2012
Updates and Articles, Blogs, and News Releases
April 13, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Six weeks after a string of unseasonal storms impacted Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties, federal assistance continues for Indiana families and communities. Since a disaster was declared on March 9, more than $2 million in federal funding has been approved for homeowners, renters and business owners.
April 12, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Residents of Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties whose septic systems were damaged or destroyed by severe storms that occurred Feb. 29 through March 3 could be eligible for federal funding to repair or replace the systems. In addition, homeowners and renters who have to move out of their homes because of septic system failure due to the disaster may be eligible for rental assistance while the home is made livable.
April 12, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Residents who want to make their homes and businesses more storm resistant can get advice from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) mitigation specialists at local building supply stores April 17 through April 22 in Lawrenceburg, Evansville, Salem and Scottsburg.
April 11, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) invite the public to attend a free Smart Rebuilding Forum to learn about building stronger and safer. The forum will be held on Saturday April 14 from 1 ? 3 p.m. at: Henryville Community Church115 Lake StreetHenryville, IN 47126
April 10, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and completing a low-interest disaster loan application from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) are two steps to take to recover from severe storms that occurred from Feb. 29 through March 3 in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties.
April 9, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS – Do you know that renters, not just owners of homes and businesses, can qualify for federal disaster recovery assistance? That’s one of many helpful facts highlighted in a series of online videos produced by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help storm-impacted individuals. FEMA and the Indiana Department of Homeland Security want Hoosiers to know the videos are available to help guide them through the recovery process. Examples of videos include: Dos and Don’ts When Registering