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Indiana Severe Winter Storm (DR-1828)

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Incident period: January 26, 2009 to January 28, 2009
Major Disaster Declaration declared on March 05, 2009


May 8, 2009 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- More than $1.6 million in federal Public Assistance funds has been obligated for state and local governments, and certain private nonprofit organizations, for costs resulting from the severe winter storms in late January, according to the Indiana Dept. of Homeland Security (IDHS) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). To date, $1,609,734 has been obligated to the state and 10 counties for Public Assistance projects in Indiana.

March 17, 2009 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Recent storms and flooding in Indiana are a huge reminder that the spring rainy season is fast approaching. This is National Flood Safety Awareness Week and officials urge Hoosiers to take action now to protect life and property.

March 13, 2009 - News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Southern Indiana state and local agencies and certain private non-profit organizations that are eligible for federal disaster assistance should not wait to apply. Public Assistance (PA) funds for reimbursement or restoration are available in 15 southern Hoosier counties as part of a presidential disaster declaration following a severe winter storm that struck the state during the period of January 26-28, 2009.

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 $11,534,461.61 $8,661,935.17 $2,405,710.44
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 07:46 (Updated daily)

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