More Than $7.5 Million In Federal/State Disaster Assistance Awarded Labor Day Flood Victims

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Release date: 
October 1, 2003
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Indianapolis, IN - Federal, state, local and voluntary agencies are working in partnership to help Indiana residents following the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that occurred from August 26 through September 15. The following is an update of related activities to date:

  • In less than one month since President Bush issued a major disaster declaration, FEMA has approved a total of $6,022,987 in Individuals and Households Program grants, which include temporary rental assistance for those whose homes have been severely damaged and funds for repairs to make a residence safe, sanitary and functional. At close of business on Tuesday, September 30, 3603 residents affected by the Labor Day floods had applied for assistance. Below is a county-by-county breakdown of applicants and approved monies:
  Apps Rcvd Individuals and Households Program   Apps Rcvd Individuals and Households Program
County   Grants Approved Amount Approved County   Grants Approved Amount Approved
Blackford 2 -- -- Johnson 14 4 $11,981
Boone 34 19 $49,284 Madison 324 198 $372,140
Clay 31 17 $25,900 Marion 2,413 1,562 $4,352,138
Delaware 139 97 $261,606 Monroe 1 -- --
Grant 11 5 $9,255 Montgomery...
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July 16, 2012 - 18:46
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