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Indiana Severe Storms and Tornadoes (DR-1433)

Incident period: September 20, 2002
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 25, 2002


November 4, 2002 - News Release

Following severe storms and tornadoes in Indiana, FEMA Mitigation Specialist Michael J. Klitzke conducts a Workshop on Wind-Resistant Construction Techniques at a Home Depot located in Greenwood. » Tornado Safe Rooms

October 29, 2002 - News Release

FEMA Mitigation Specialist Harry Nolan offers Indianans Information on Safe Room Construction » Tornado Safe Rooms

October 25, 2002 - News Release

Indianapolis, IN -- Shoppers heading to the Castleton Mall Friday, Saturday or Sunday will be able to see a model of a Safe Room. State and federal mitigation officers also will have literature and building plans free for the asking for anyone interested in adding such a wind resistant structure to their home. Safe Rooms save lives!

Financial Assistance

If and when individual assistance money is approved for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

Public Assistance - Dollars Approved

Public Assistance (PA): Disaster grant assistance available for communities to quickly respond to and recover from major disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Emergency Work (Categories A-B): Work that must be performed to reduce or eliminate an immediate threat to life, protect public health and safety, and to protect improved property that is significantly threatened due to disasters or emergencies declared by the President

Permanent Work (Categories C-G): Work that is required to restore a damaged facility, through repair or restoration, to its pre-disaster design, function, and capacity in accordance with applicable codes and standards

*Dollars Approved: Assistance dollars approved but not necessarily disbursed.

*Dollars Obligated: Funds made available to the State via electronic transfer following FEMA's final review and approval of Public Assistance projects.

Total Public Assistance Grants - Dollars Obligated* Emergency Work (Categories A-B) - Dollars Obligated* Permanent Work (Categories C-G) - Dollars Obligated*
Total Amount $3,573,735.35 $2,855,028.43 $752,887.30
Last Updated: Monday, May 22, 2017 - 08:12 (Updated daily)

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