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Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding (DR-1487)

Incident period: August 26, 2003 to September 15, 2003
Major Disaster Declaration declared on September 05, 2003


October 1, 2003 - News Release

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:

October 1, 2003 - News Release

Indianapolis, IN - The Disaster Recovery Center operating out of the Lawrence Government Center in Marion County will close at 6:30 pm on Friday, October 3. Those affected by the Labor Day floods who still have questions about assistance programs and services or low-interest disaster loans can call the toll-free application line - 1-800-621-FEMA - or visit a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) workshop.

September 29, 2003 - News Release

Indianapolis, IN -- In the first few weeks following a disaster, residents may be misled by half-truths and rumors they hear about how to get help and the various assistance programs that are available. When you have suffered a loss, the last thing you need is misinformation. According to state and federal disaster recovery officials, the best way to avoid that problem is to call and find out for yourself just what kind of assistance is available to you.

Financial Assistance

Individual Assistance - Dollars Approved

Individuals & Household Program (IHP): Provides money and services to people in Presidentially declared disaster areas.

Housing Assistance (HA): Provides assistance for disaster-related housing needs.

Other Needs Assistance (ONA): Provides assistance for other disaster-related needs, such as furnishings, transportation, and medical.

Total Individual Assistance (IA) - Applications Approved: Total Individual & Households Program - Dollars Approved* Total Housing Assistance - Dollars Approved* Total Other Needs Assistance - Dollars Approved*
Total Amount 2,972 $8,231,038.84 $6,576,154.90 $1,654,883.94
Last Updated: Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 05:08 (Updated daily)

If and when public assistance obligated dollar information is available for this disaster, it will be displayed here. Information is updated every 24 hours.

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