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March 16, 2012
More than $650,000 in federal disaster assistance funding has been approved since March 9 when the president issued a major disaster declaration for Indiana. Assistance was made available to augment...
March 15, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS – Recent storms in Indiana may have caused mold. Outside, mold decays leaves, contributing to soil enrichment. However, mold growing inside buildings can cause serious health risks. The...
March 15, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — Even if Indiana residents have previously reported damage or losses to state or local emergency officials, voluntary agencies or called 2-1-1, they could be missing out on financial...
March 14, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Community relations specialists with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are going door to door to meet with Indiana residents affected by severe weather Feb. 29 to...
March 12, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will open a Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) in Clark County for residents who...
March 9, 2012
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Indiana and ordered federal...
March 9, 2012
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 Indiana. Assistance for...
February 29, 2012
CHICAGO, Ill. -- On behalf of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), I would like to express our deepest condolences to the families of those who were...
December 19, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. -- As 2011 draws to a close and Midwesterners get ready to ring in the New Year, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V office is...
December 16, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The holidays are just around the corner and for those still looking for the perfect gift, consider giving the gift of preparedness.  Emergency supplies for a disaster supply kit are...
December 15, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released $1,667,191 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds to Winnebago County, Ill...
December 12, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Lake County National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) policy holders will collectively save $211,881 in annual flood insurance premiums now that the community has achieved a higher...
December 8, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. -- This holiday season, one of the best gifts you can give your loved ones is the gift of disaster preparedness.  Giving emergency supplies to help build a disaster supply kit and...
December 1, 2011
CHICAGO, Ill. -- With winter just around the corner, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region V reminds everyone to start preparing for the...
August 12, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announced today that Public Assistance applicant briefings...
August 11, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials announce that Kanabec County is now included in a federal...
August 9, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. -- Officials from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have...
July 29, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Vermillion and Wayne counties are now eligible to apply for federal aid to supplement state and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit (PNP) organizations...
July 28, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to Minnesota and ordered federal...
July 28, 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 Minnesota. Assistance for...

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